Former Autonomy CEO seeks details from HP board on accounting allegations

Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:10pm EST
 

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Former Autonomy Chief Executive Mike Lynch asked Hewlett-Packard Co's board of directors for specific details about the accounting allegations which led the company to take an $8.8 billion write-down last week.

In an open letter to HP's board on Tuesday, Lynch also asked for the interim report and other documents that HP provided to the SEC.

(Reporting By Alexei Oreskovic)

 
Mike Lynch, Founder and Chairman of Autonomy Corporation, poses for photographers at an awards ceremony in central London March 13, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville