Board of Directors

Nicholas Graziano

Nicholas Graziano

Age: 47      Director since: 2018

Occupation: Portfolio Manager of Icahn Capital

Education: BA/MBA program at Duke University; BA in Economics; MBA from Fuqua School of Business

Board Committees: Finance (Chair), Audit

Key Skills:

  • Technology
  • Leadership
  • Global Business
  • Financial
  • Public and Private Company Boards & Governance

Other Directorships (past 5 years): Conduent Incorporated (since 2018); Herc Holdings, Inc. (since 2018); Herbalife Ltd. (since 2018).

Other Background: Mr. Graziano has served as Portfolio Manager of Icahn Capital, the entity through which Carl C. Icahn manages investment funds, since February 2018. Mr. Graziano was previously the Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of the hedge fund Venetus Partners LP, where he was responsible for portfolio and risk management, along with day-to-day firm management, from June 2015 to August 2017. Prior to founding Venetus, Mr. Graziano was a Partner and Senior Managing Director at the hedge fund Corvex Management LP from December 2010 to March 2015. At Corvex, Mr. Graziano played a key role in investment management and analysis, hiring and training of analysts and risk management. Prior to Corvex, Mr. Graziano was a Portfolio Manager at the hedge fund Omega Advisors, Inc., where he managed a proprietary equity portfolio and made investment recommendations, from September 2009 until December 2010. Before Omega, Mr. Graziano served as a Managing Director and Head of Special Situations Equity at the hedge fund Sandell Asset Management, where he helped build and lead the special situations team responsible for managing a portfolio of concentrated equity and activist investments, from July 2006 to July 2009. Mr. Graziano has been a director of: Conduent Incorporated, a provider of business process outsourcing services, since May 2018; Herc Holdings Inc., an international provider of equipment rental and services, since May 2018; and Herbalife Ltd., a nutrition company, since April 2018. Carl C. Icahn has non-controlling interests in each of Conduent, Herc, Xerox and Herbalife through the ownership of securities. Mr. Graziano previously served on the Board of Directors of each of: Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) from February 2008 to May 2013; WCI Communities Inc. from August 2007 to August 2009; and InfoSpace Inc. from May 2007 to October 2008. Sandell Asset Management had non-controlling interests in FICO and InfoSpace through the ownership of securities. Mr. Graziano completed a five-year undergraduate/MBA program at Duke University earning a BA in Economics and an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business.

From his broad investment background and service on other public company boards and committees, Mr. Graziano brings to the Board expertise relevant to Xerox, including his significant risk management, investment experience and financial expertise.