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Woman in HP Scandal Says She Is 'Saddened' CEO Lost His Job

Jodie Fisher, the woman at the center of the sexual harassment claim that led to Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) CEO Mark Hurd resigning, said that she is "surprised and saddened" that the events cost him his job. Fisher, 50, knew Hurd through her work as a contractor with HP%u2019s marketing department, The Associated Press reported. Between 2007 and 2009, she was paid as much as $5,000 per event to greet people and make introductions among executives at events.