The story just flashed up at the Wall Street Journal. Patricia Dunn is not only stepping down as chairman, she’s off the board. As of now.
Hewlett-Packard said Patricia Dunn has resigned as chairman and board member, effective immediately, in the wake of the company's ill-fated investigation of media leaks. She will be replaced as chairman by Chief Executive Mark Hurd…
H-P had earlier said Ms. Dunn, who authorized the leak investigation, would step down from the chair in January and be replaced by Mr. Hurd, but remain a member of the board.
H-P Chairman Dunn Resigns In Wake of Media-Leak Probe [Wall Street Journal]