It has been an eventful month for former HP CEO Mark Hurd. After being ousted at HP in early August, following a sexual harassment investigation, he now finds himself having to slum it as co president at Oracle.
Life is tough at the top.
Here is a timeline of Hurd's eventful 31 days:
09 August - The search is on to find a replacement for Hurd.
14 August - News breaks that Hurd could pocket $40m from HP.
06 September - Hurd in talks with Oracle about an executive role.
07 September - Hurd replaces Charles Phillips as co president at Oracle.