If you received a letter from Social Security entitled
"Potential Private Retirement Benefit." How to
decode the letter and who to contact:
Potential Benefit Letter
If you have paper stock certificates. What to do:
Benefits: (All benefits -- including health and
Agilent Service Center -- toll-free 1-877-989-2727
(operated by Fidelity.)
You may now have stock in HP, HPE, Agilent, Keysight, and DXC in various
accounts -- and may have missed cash payouts for Perspecta and Micro Focus. How many shares of which companies should I have? How much
cash should I have received?
Stock Recovery Process
Links and HPAA member advice on Agilent and
Key: Agilent is the legal successor to the
Hewlett-Packard business units -- instrument, medical,
analytical, component, etc. -- that were that were
transferred to Agilent on May 2, 2000. Responsibility for commitments to former employees
of those business units rests with Agilent. Includes employment verification and any retiree health, pension, etc. plans. (In turn, Keysight is now the legal
successor to the HP/Agilent/Keysight instrument business.)
Make sure that the legal successor to every company you ever worked for has your current postal address.
Even if not classified by the company as a "Retiree" or
if long gone -- in case of pension plan changes, employment
lawsuits, settlements, or other issues. Update
address at former company
Former employee or retiree of which company?
(Includes any retiree health coverage, pension, 401(k), etc.
- Left the Hewlett-Packard Company
before the May 2, 2000 Agilent spinoff and had worked in the HP businesses that
became Agilent -- instrument, medical, analytical, component, etc. --
classified as a former employee or retiree of Agilent.
worked in the HP or Agilent instrument business,
reclassified in the Nov 1, 2014 Keysight spinoff as a former employee or retiree of Keysight.
Employment verification and experience letters for
Hewlett-Packard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and related
Employment and Experience Verification
Agilent Benefits. Retiree medical, retirement plan,
deferred profit-sharing plan, 401(k) plan, employee stock
ownership, and stock options are all administered by the
Agilent Service Center at Fidelity.
HP/HPE/Agilent/Keysight Bay Area Retired Employees Club )
Contacting Agilent. Links to pages on Agilent's
- The "Contact
Us" page has a link for "General Suggestions and
Feedback" emails -- and gives the postal address for the
company's worldwide headquarters.
- The "Leadership" page gives the names of senior executives
-- including the CEO, head of Human Resources, and the chief
legal officer (General Counsel.)
- The "Contact
Us" page has a search directory of local company
HPAA's Keysight information.
Agilent, Keysight History Links
former HP and HPE employees
Reading lines written for them in a skit at a
1960's management meeting.