Join the alumni and networking groups that fit your situation:
- See the HPAA's directory of
informal HP-related social and professional groups around the
If you were an HP employee before joining Agilent,
also join the
Hewlett-Packard Alumni Association
Stock: 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 transferred to
Agilent under Lew Platt. (In turn, Keysight is now the legal
successor to the Agilent instrument business.)
Make sure that 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. (HPInc is the legal successor to companies bought by HP -- including Compaq and EDS. HPE is successor to companies it bought -- Cray, Nimble, etc.) 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.
HPAA's Agilent page:
worked in the HP or Agilent instrument business,
reclassified in the 2014 Keysight spinoff as a former employee or retiree of Keysight.
Employment verification and experience letters
for Hewlett-Packard, HPInc, Hewlett Packard Enterprise,
predecessor companies, and successor companies.
Employment and Salary Verification
"Potential Private Retirement Benefit"
letter from Social Security. The key word is "potential." It
reports the most recent transaction in a benefit plan that
you were once enrolled in. If both "Type" and "Frequency"
are coded "A" -- it means that during the "Year Reported"
you rolled the money into a different plan, or bought
an annuity, or took the cash.
For details or if coded otherwise, go to
Potential Benefit Letter.
Keysight Benefits. Retiree medical, retirement plan,
deferred profit-sharing plan, 401(k) plan, employee stock
ownership, and stock options are all administered by the
Keysight Service Center at Fidelity.
HP/HPE/Agilent/Keysight Bay Area Retired Employees Club )
Time to untangle your stock! No one but you really cares about
your employment-related stock. You may have stock in up to seven
HP-related companies. Your stock may not all be in the same place or be registered to your current postal address. You
may need to retrieve lost stock, dividends, or cash payouts, find stray accounts, or
estimate your cost basis. An HP Alumni team has developed a step-by-step
process to find and protect your stock.
Links and HPAA member advice on Agilent and Keysight stock:
Contacting Keysight. Links to pages on Keysight's company
- The "Contact Us" page has a link for
emails -- and gives the postal address for the company's
- The "Executives" page gives the names of senior executives
-- including the CEO, head of Human Resources (Chief of
Administrative Officer), and the chief legal officer
HPAA's Agilent information
Agilent, Keysight History Links
former HP, HPInc, and HPE employees