PALO ALTO, Calif., November 1, 2023 – HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) today announced the creation of a new Global Channel, Sales Innovation & Operations organization. Kobi Elbaz will lead the combined organization as Senior Vice President & General Manager, and continue to report to HP Chief Commercial Officer, David McQuarrie. Elbaz, who previously led the Global Channel organization, will take the helm on November 1, 2023.
The new structure consolidates the Global Channel organization together with several centers of excellence (COEs) under a single leader, including Sales Operations, Transformation, M&A Integration, and End User Sales COEs. As HP continues to prioritize its Future Ready strategy in the new fiscal year, the new structure allows HP to go-to-market with greater speed and agility in today’s rapidly evolving market landscape.
“Kobi comes to the table with deep knowledge of how HP operates, strong customer and partner focus and a proven track record in leading many aspects of HP’s business – including leadership roles in country, region and global management, sales, product category management and channel,” said David McQuarrie, HP Chief Commercial Officer. “I have great confidence in his ability to drive forward a best-in-class organization, creating significant growth opportunities and a competitive advantage for HP. “
“I am humbled and excited by the opportunity to lead this combined team and to continue to work with the talented employees that make up this organization,” said Elbaz. “This change paves the way for our transformation journey into a Future Ready sales organization, and allows us to tackle current challenges, accelerate growth areas, and arms us with the required tools and capabilities we need to serve our valued customers and partners.”
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