Press Release: December 15, 2011
Topics: Financial

HP Appoints New Leader of Enterprise Services, U.S. Public Sector

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- HP today announced it has appointed Marilyn Crouther senior vice president and general manager of HP Enterprise Services, U.S. Public Sector region.

Crouther is responsible for driving growth in the government IT marketplace, while strengthening relationships with federal, state and local government agencies. She will manage the delivery of secure, mission-critical technology infrastructure, applications and business processes to address government priorities, challenges and policy requirements.

“Marilyn is a results-driven executive who will accelerate our efforts in delivering best-in-class services to government clients while maintaining strong client relationships,” said John Visentin, executive vice president and general manager, HP Enterprise Services. “Marilyn’s significant experience in federal contracting, finance and serving our clients makes her ideally placed to achieve these efforts.”

Previously, Crouther was vice president of Finance for HP’s U.S. Public Sector region, where she was responsible for planning and directing all financial and accounting business for the region. She replaces Dennis Stolkey, who recently was promoted to lead HP Enterprise Services for the Americas region.

Crouther has spent more than 22 years in the information technology industry and has driven operational and financial improvements in the commercial and private sectors. In addition to her strong financial background, she has extensive experience in strategic planning and execution, maintaining client relationships and ensuring compliance with government regulations.

Recently, Crouther was named one of the Top 10 CFOs to Watch by ExecutiveBiz and the Group/Division CFO of the Year by the Northern Virginia Technology Council CFO Awards.

More information about HP Enterprise Services’ government business is available at

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