back to article HPE chief exec Neri: US-China trade spat? Meh, that ain't no thang for us

The ongoing US-China trade squabble will have little effect on HPE, chief exec Antonio Neri boldly predicted to the world's tech press. China v USA Tech world mulls threat as new round of US China trade tariffs looms READ MORE Speaking at HPE's Discover conference in Madrid earlier this week, Neri reckoned the international …

  1. ElReg!comments!Pierre Silver badge

    Little effect on HPE's bottom line, or on customers?

    As a CEO, his only accountability is to the shareholders. If he's confident that the sales teams will be capable of gouging more cash out of customers, there will indeed be "little effect", from this perspective.

  2. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Hey, it was Madrid

    Do you have any idea what the effect of a good Porto is ? Especially after a few of them ?

    He was trashed. Of course nothing else will affect him after that.

  3. Anonymous Coward
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    What does Neri know?

    Any cost increases will disproportionately affect HPE because of their inabillity to pass costs increases onto their customers. Even Dell in the past has complained about HPE's weakness in this respect hampering their own ability to push prices up.

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