Spotlight | Enrique Lores – President and CEO of HP Inc.
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Enrique Lores is the President and CEO of HP Inc., a global technology leader whose innovative product and service portfolio spans personal systems, printing, and 3D printing and digital manufacturing. A Fortune 100 company with operations in more than 170 countries, HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere, while championing sustainable impact and diversity in the communities where it does business. Lores was born in Madrid.
Lores is an accomplished, multi-faceted leader. He became CEO in November 2019 and is driving a bold strategy to advance HP’s leadership in Personal Systems and Printing, disrupt industrial sectors through innovative HP solutions, and transform the way the company operates to better serve its customers.
During his 30-year HP career, Lores has held senior leadership positions spanning HP’s Personal Systems, Print, Industrial and Services businesses across country, region and worldwide roles.
As President of the company’s $20 billion Imaging, Printing & Solutions business, he consistently outperformed the company’s peer set with a focus on differentiated innovation, business model evolution and strategic M&A – including the company’s acquisition of Samsung’s printer business in 2017 – while fostering important ecosystem partnerships including Canon and Xerox.
He was a key architect of the separation of Hewlett-Packard Company in 2015, of one of the largest and most complex corporate separations in business history, and he successfully led the Separation Management Office. He was instrumental in transforming HP’s cost structure while simplifying the organization and creating the capacity to invest in innovation to drive profitable top and bottom-line growth.
Other previous leadership roles include GM of HP’s commercial PC business, SVP of worldwide customer support and services, and SVP of worldwide sales and solutions, among others.
Lores is deeply rooted in HP values and an advocate for the company’s Sustainable Impact strategy, aligning business and societal needs. He has spearheaded HP’s commitment to environmental sustainability and consistently drives efforts to positively impact people, planet and communities around the world.
Lores began his career as an HP intern, earning his degree in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and his MBA from ESADE Business School. He is a passionate, purpose-driven leader who believes in building strong teams and empowering people. He serves on the boards of Silicon Valley Leadership Group and ESADE Business School. Lores is based in Palo Alto, California.