Former HP Chairman Patricia Dunn dies at 58

Market Watch, “Pattie Dunn gave ETF investors a better mousetrap – Financial services veteran was on the front lines of index-fund revolution

“Patricia Dunn will be remembered mostly for the infamous boardroom espionage scandal that ultimately cost her the chairmanship of Hewlett-Packard Co.

Yet Dunn, who died Sunday at 58 after a long battle with cancer, deserves credit from any investor who has ever owned an exchange-traded fund.

As the head of Barclays Global Investors in the late 1990s, Dunn supported efforts to put the global money manager’s considerable muscle behind a relatively unproven investment that tracked an index but traded like a stock. “


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