President, Corporate Operations
Hervé Tessler is president of Corporate Operations for Xerox. He was named to this position in January 2014. Tessler was named a corporate vice president in July 2010, and appointed a senior vice president of the corporation in January 2014.
Tessler is responsible for Xerox’s core corporate functions including research and development, information management, global accounts, marketing and communications, business transformation and environmental health and safety initiatives. Tessler has broad and diverse international operational experience working with Xerox’s customers and partners.
Prior to this role, Tessler was president of Developing Markets Operations for Xerox Technology. Developing Markets Operations (DMO) is focused on Xerox’s growth opportunities in emerging markets and countries around the world, including Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, the Eurasian countries, India and Russia.
Tessler joined Xerox in 1987 as a sales representative in Paris. He held a variety of sales and marketing positions in the company’s affiliate in France, later taking up a series of management roles. These included head of Xerox operations in Central and Eastern Europe, Israel and Turkey; president of Xerox’s affiliate in Brazil; and chief operating officer of Xerox DMO Regions West covering Latin America and the Caribbean.
Tessler holds a Masters in law from Paris Assas University. He is a board member of A Better Chance, a national nonprofit organization that recruits academically talented and motivated students of color and guides them toward a variety of educational and leadership opportunities.
In the News
Forbes, 4 Takeaways: Success In Emerging Markets Takes A Personal Touch, 18 Sept. 2013