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Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman Joins Chris Christie Campaign as National Finance Co-Chair

The New Jersey governor's campaign released a list of more than 100 people who have signed on to help elect Christie president.
Meg Whitman, chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Co., smiles during a Bloomberg Studio 1.0 interview in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Whitman foresees greater consolidation in the technology industry, as her company prepares to split into an enterprise business and one that sells printers and PCs.

Meg Whitman, chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Co., smiles during a Bloomberg Studio 1.0 interview in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Whitman foresees greater consolidation in the technology industry, as her company prepares to split into an enterprise business and one that sells printers and PCs.

Photographer: Bloomberg

Hewlett-Packard Inc. Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman has signed on to Chris Christie’s national finance team as a co-chair, a marquee name on a roster that includes hedge fund managers and business executives. 

Whitman, 58, joins Home Depot Inc. co-founder Ken Langone, hedge fund manager Steven Cohen and Pennsylvania Congressman Pat Meehan, according to a list of the team obtained by Bloomberg News. Ray Washburne, former Republican National Committee finance chief, is Christie’s campaign finance chairman.