Board of Directors
Joseph J. Echevarria
Age: 62 Director since: 2017
Occupation: Former Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte LLP
Education: BBA, University of Miami
Board Committees: Audit (Chair), Finance
- Global Business
- Public Company Boards & Governance
- Business Operations
Other Directorships (past 5 years): The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (since 2015); Pfizer Inc. (since 2015); Unum Group (since 2016).
Other Background: Mr. Echevarria served as Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte LLP, a global provider of professional services, from 2011 until his retirement in August 2014. He joined the Deloitte U.S. Firms in 1978. During his tenure with Deloitte he held increasingly senior leadership positions prior to being named CEO, including U.S. Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Deputy Managing Partner, and Southeast Region Audit Managing Partner. His leadership responsibilities extended to approximately 70,000 professionals in nearly 90 U.S. cities and India. In addition he oversaw the US owned consulting businesses in Germany, Mexico, China, and Brazil. He also served on key boards and committees within Deloitte and its member firm network, including chair of the U.S. Executive and Americas Executive committees and memberships on the U.S. and global boards. In addition to the public company board service noted above, Mr. Echevarria currently serves as a Trustee of the University of Miami; and he has been appointed by the President to be a member of the Presidents Private Export Council and the Presidents Commission on Election Administration; he was formerly a member of President Obama’s Export Council, the principal national advisory committee on international trade. He also serves as the Chair Emeritus of former President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Alliance.
Mr. Echevarria brings to the Board significant experience in finance, accounting, international business, leadership and risk management skills relevant to Xerox acquired through his leadership at Deloitte. Mr. Echevarria’s financial acumen, including his significant previous audit experience, expertise in accounting issues and service on the audit committee on the boards of other publicly traded companies is an asset to the Board and the Audit Committee. He also brings public policy perspectives from his government service, which includes his public service on the President’s Export Council.