Board of Directors
Giovanni (“John”) Visentin
Age: 56 Director since: 2018
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 joined Xerox as Vice Chairman and CEO in May 2018. Prior to joining Xerox, Mr. Visentin served as a senior advisor to the chairman of Exela Technologies from August 2017 to May 2018, an operating partner for Advent International from September 2017 to May 2018 and a consultant to Icahn Capital in connection with a proxy contest at Xerox from March 2018 to May 2018. From 2013 to 2017, he served as the executive chairman and chief executive officer of Novitex Enterprise Solutions and as an advisor with Apollo Global Management. Mr. Visentin was also a director and chairman of the board of Presidio, Inc. from 2015 to 2017. From 2011 to 2012, he served as executive vice president and general manager of Hewlett Packard Company’s enterprise services business. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Visentin served as general manager of integrated technology services for IBM. 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. Mr. Visentin also brings to the Board significant strategic planning, company transformation, and financial expertise gained through his experience serving as chairman and chief executive officer at other companies.