This excerpt taken from the HPQ 10-K filed Dec 22, 2006.
Charles N. Charnas; age 48; Acting General Counsel, Vice President and Assistant Secretary
Mr. Charnas was elected Assistant Secretary in 1999 and has served as Acting General Counsel since September 2006. He was appointed Vice President and Deputy General Counsel in 2002. Since 1999, he has headed the Corporate, Securities and Mergers and Acquisitions Section of HP's worldwide Legal Department. Mr. Charnas is not an executive officer for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.