Stock: Links and HPAA member advice on Agilent and
Depending on when and how you acquired HP or HPE stock, you may now have stock in up to six completely separate HP-related companies in
various accounts -- or have missed cash payouts. How many shares of which HP-related companies should I have? How much
cash should I have received?
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 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.
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, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and related
Employment and Experience Verification
If you got a letter from Social Security entitled "Potential Private Retirement Benefit." Look at the "Year Reported" and the table on the back of the letter. If "Type of Benefit" is "A" -- you rolled to a different plan, bought an annuity, or took cash. How to decode and what to do:
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.
Bay Area Retired Employees Club
HP products are available to those officially classified as
Retirees of HP or HPE.
HP/HPE/Agilent/Keysight Retired Employees Club -- Bay Area.
https://hpretirees.org/myhprec/club-brochure/ (click "View
"Santa Rosa HP / Agilent / Keysight Employees." 1K members.
Operated by Douglas Lash, Jackie Tauzer, Gisela Babb, Tammy
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
Keysight press releases:
The HP Way continues:
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Agilent, Keysight History Links
former HP and HPE employees