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Henry Gomez is Executive Vice President & Chief Communications Officer at Hewlett-Packard.

He is responsible for Media and Industry Analyst Relations, Executive Communications, Employee Communications, Government Affairs, Global Social Innovation and Environmental Sustainability.

Gomez has more than 26 years of experience in Communications and broad-based business management.

Prior to joining HP in 2011, Gomez ran HSG Communications, a consulting business that he founded.

Before that, he served on the leadership team of Meg Whitman’s gubernatorial campaign in 2009 and 2010.

For most of the previous decade, Gomez worked at eBay in a variety of roles including Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications,

He was President of Skype.

He played a pivotal role in building eBay’s brand during the critical years following the company’s initial public offering.

Prior to joining eBay, Gomez was vice president of Corporate Affairs at HBO, where he oversaw the network’s corporate public relations, affiliate marketing communications, regional press initiatives and special events.

Previously, he was Staff Director of Media Relations at NYNEX (now Verizon), where he was responsible for all news media relations involving human resources, labor relations and environmental issues facing the company.

He started his communications career at Hill and Knowlton and has worked on a wide array of public relations and marketing communications challenges in numerous industries.

Gomez serves on the Board of Directors of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Boston College.

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EVP & Chief Communications Officer

2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

VP, Corporate Affairs

1996 - Current   (over 20 years)
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Company
2008
2012
Founder / Owner
Sep, 2007
Aug, 2008
SVP, Corporate Affairs
2007
Sep 1, 2007
President
2005
2007
Chief Marketing Officer
2000
2005
SVP, Corporate Communications
1993
1996
Staff Director, Media Relations
1992
1993
Senior Associate/Account Supervisor, Corporate Affairs Group
1987
1989
Account Executive, Marketing Communications Division
1985
1986
Constituent Coordinator, Political Division

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