Board of Directors
Giovanni (“John”) Visentin
Age: 55 Director since: 2018
Xerox securities owned: 350,755 shares of restricted stock
Options/Rights: 269,314 stock options; 87,689 restricted stock units
Occupation: Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Xerox Corporation
Education: Bachelor of Commerce, Concordia University (Montreal, Canada)
Board Committees: None – Chief Executive Officer
- Global Business
- Business Operations
- Public Company Boards & Governance
Other Directorships (past 5 years): Presidio, Chairman of the Board of Directors, (February 2015 to November 2017).
Other Background: Mr. Visentin was recently appointed Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Xerox Corporation. Prior to being appointed to that role, Mr. Visentin was a Senior Advisor to the Chairman of Exela Technologies and an Operating Partner for Advent International, where he provided advice, analysis and assistance with respect to operational and strategic business matters in the due diligence and evaluation of investment opportunities. In October 2013, Mr. Visentin was named Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Novitex Enterprise Solutions following the acquisition of Pitney Bowes Management Services by funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management. In July 2017, Novitex closed on a business combination with SourceHOV, LLC and Quinpario Acquisition Corp. 2 to form Exela Technologies, becoming one of the largest global providers of transaction processing and enterprise information management solutions. Mr. Visentin was previously an Advisor with Apollo Global Management and contributed to their February 2015 acquisition of Presidio, the leading provider of professional and managed services for advanced IT solutions, where he was Chairman of the Board of Directors from February 2015 to November 2017. Mr. Visentin has managed multibillion dollar business units in the IT services industry (at each of Hewlett-Packard and IBM) and over the course of his career has a proven track record transforming complex operations to consistently drive profitable growth. Mr. Visentin graduated from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, with a Bachelor of Commerce.
With his significant experience in leading and transforming multibillion dollar business units in the IT services industry during his time at both Hewlett-Packard and IBM, Mr. Visentin brings to the Board expertise relevant to Xerox, including his service as Chief Executive officer and Chairman at other companies as well as his significant strategic planning, company transformation, and financial expertise experience.