• Xerox Leadership

Leading by Example

A company's success is often defined by its leaders, serving as champions for their people and their customers. Xerox's business leaders exemplify value-based and results-driven leadership. They pave the way for the next generation of Xerox leadership to accelerate the company's growth and continue building value for our stakeholders.

Corporate Officers

John Visentin

Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Xerox Holdings Corporation

John Visentin is vice chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Holdings Corporation. He was appointed to this position effective May 14, 2018.

John has managed multibillion-dollar business units in the IT services industry – at both Hewlett-Packard and IBM – and over the course of his career has a proven track record transforming complex operations to consistently drive profitable growth.

Before joining Xerox, John 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. John was also a consultant to Icahn Capital in connection with a proxy contest at Xerox Corporation from March 2018 to May 2018.

From October 2013 through July 2017, John served as the executive chairman and chief executive officer of Novitex Enterprise Solutions. Additionally, John was 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. He was chairman of the board of Presidio from February 2015 to November 2017.

John graduated from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, with a bachelor’s degree in Commerce.  

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Steve Bandrowczak

President and Chief Operations Officer

Steve Bandrowczak joined Xerox and was named chief operations officer effective June 25, 2018. He is also president of Xerox Holdings Corporation.

Steve is responsible for developing and executing a global operations strategy in Xerox’s business support functions, including product and service delivery, customer billing, information technology, global procurement and real estate.

Steve joined Xerox from Alight Solutions, where he was the chief operating officer and chief information officer, responsible for the application portfolio and technical infrastructure of the organization, including the company’s global supply chain, shared services, product development, transformation office, accounts payable, IT strategy and operations, enterprise risk management and real estate.

Prior to his experience at Alight Solutions, Steve was the president of Telecommunication Media and Technology at Sutherland Global Services. He previously served as the senior vice president for Global Business Services at Hewlett-Packard Enterprises, where he transformed its 16,000-employee shared service organization into a highly efficient operation with a focus on automation, business intelligence and labor optimization. In addition, Steve led the business process outsourcing (BPO) practice in the Enterprise Services Group.

During his career, Steve has held senior leadership positions for various multi-billion-dollar global companies, including Avaya, Nortel, Lenovo, DHL and Avnet.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Long Island University, New York.

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Joanne Collins Smee

Chief Commercial, SMB and Channels Officer

Joanne Collins Smee was named chief commercial, SMB and channels officer of Xerox in February 2020 and global IT Services leader in February 2021. She is also an executive vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation.

Joanne leads Xerox Business Solutions, the company’s technology and services provider for small and medium-sized enterprises, U.S. channels, and the company’s global IT Services business. Under her leadership, Xerox has expanded IT Services, now available in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. and has introduced new offerings spanning the full IT stack, from managed services to information security.

She joined Xerox in September 2018 as a senior vice president and chief commercial officer and spearheaded the development of Xerox’s software and services strategy. Before Xerox, she led Technology Transformation Services for the U.S. Federal Government and spent more than two decades at IBM in global executive roles spanning client sales and delivery of technical products and services.

Joanne serves as the executive sponsor of the National Black Employees Association (NBEA), an employee resource group at Xerox dedicated to the support, development and advancement of Black employees.

She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University, a Master of Arts from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College.

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Mike Feldman

Executive Vice President and President, Americas Operations and Global Document Services

Mike Feldman is president of the Americas Operations and Global Document Services for Xerox. He was named president of the Americas Operations effective Jan. 1, 2019 and Global Document Services effective Feb. 1, 2021. He was appointed an executive vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation effective Jan. 1, 2017 and has been an officer of the company since October 2013.

Mike leads the company’s go-to-market teams in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central and South America to bring Xerox’s full portfolio of offerings and services to clients and partners. Since 2017, Mike had been president of North America Operations leading the go-to-market teams in the U.S. and Canada.

In addition, Mike leads the Global Document Services team. He is responsible for developing intelligent workplace services offerings aimed at comprehensive security, analytics, mobility, and cloud technologies that span paper and digital platforms. This team will also advance digital services solutions for capture and content management as well as multi-channel customer communications.

Previously, Mike served as president of Large Enterprise Operations for the Xerox Technology Business. He was responsible for worldwide strategy, offering development, operations, marketing, sales, delivery, and support for Xerox’s Large Enterprise Operations, which included document management outsourcing, managed print services, technology sales, and content management.

Mike joined Xerox in March 2013 as senior vice president of the Global Document Outsourcing Services Business Group where he was responsible for driving revenue and profit growth of its Global Managed Print Services business in large enterprises and indirect channels.

Prior to joining Xerox, Mike spent 24 years at Hewlett-Packard where he was vice president and general manager of the Managed Enterprise Solutions Business Unit in the Imaging and Printing Group’s Americas Organization.

Mike holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Pace University.

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Jacques-Edouard Gueden

Executive Vice President and President, EMEA Operations

Jacques-Edouard Gueden was named president of EMEA Operations for Xerox and appointed an executive vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation effective Feb. 1, 2021. He most recently served as interim head of EMEA Operations beginning on Sept. 30, 2020.

In his role, Jacques-Edouard leads the company’s go-to-market teams in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Eurasian countries to bring Xerox’s full portfolio of products, services and software to clients and partners. He leverages sales activities and maximizes coverage through direct, indirect and eCommerce channels to drive revenue growth.

Jacques-Edouard has been with Xerox for more than 30 years. During his tenure, he has held positions of increasing responsibilities in sales and marketing. Prior to his current role, he served as president of France, Belgium & Luxembourg. Other management roles included serving as senior vice president of EMEA Business Operations & Marketing and senior vice president of International Operations Commercial Excellence and SMB.

Jacques-Edouard holds a master's degree in management and finance from the University of Paris Dauphine PSL, France.

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Xavier Heiss

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Xavier Heiss was named chief financial officer of Xerox effective Jan. 1, 2021. He most recently served as interim chief financial officer beginning on Sept. 30, 2020. Xavier was appointed an executive vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation in February 2020 and has been an officer of the company since February 2015.

Previously, he was the president of EMEA Operations and before that served as the controller of Xerox and chief financial officer of the company’s Americas Operations. In this role, Xavier was responsible for driving the company’s finance initiatives including corporate financial planning and analysis, ensuring effective internal controls and providing strategic projects and business planning support. As CFO for the Americas Operations, he was responsible for leading financial operations in North, Central and South America, as well as managing pricing, contracting, revenue and costs improvement initiatives.

Xavier has been with Xerox for more than 30 years, having joined the company in IT sales in France. Throughout his tenure, he has held positions of increasing responsibility in finance, sales and general management. Before joining Xerox, Xavier held sales roles at Renault and Procter & Gamble.

He graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree in information technology and finance from Reims Neomia International Business School and a certification in business and international finance from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

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Mary McHugh

Executive Vice President and Chief Delivery and Supply Chain Officer

Mary McHugh was named chief delivery and supply chain officer of Xerox effective Feb. 4, 2020. She is also an executive vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation.

Mary is responsible for the global delivery and supply chain for Xerox products, services, consumables and supplies. This includes the worldwide strategy and operation of our manufacturing sites, customer service operations and delivery centers.

Mary joined Xerox in June 2018 as a senior vice president and chief delivery officer, leading both the company’s global service delivery mission and the operations for the equipment and toner manufacturing sites. Before joining the company, she served as the senior vice president of North America SaaS Implementation Success management and SaaS consulting at Oracle. Previously, she was the senior vice president of Global Solution Design and Delivery for IT Outsourcing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and spent more than 20 years at IBM in roles of increasing responsibility, mostly within the Global Services organization, including engineering, marketing, sales, channel management and professional service delivery.

Mary earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Simmons Graduate School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College.

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Suzan Morno-Wade

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Suzan Morno-Wade was named chief human resources officer of Xerox effective November 29, 2018. She is also an executive vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation and serves as a member of the company’s executive committee reporting directly to the vice chairman and CEO.

Suzan leads Xerox’s global corporate security and human capital strategy to facilitate and drive the company’s transformation, future growth and success. She is responsible for instilling best practices around organization capability, diversity, inclusion and belonging, talent management, learning, total rewards, HR technology and analytics, security services, emergency response/crisis management, and the work environment.

Suzan joined Xerox in 2016 as vice president of global Total Rewards to lead the company’s compensation and benefits strategy. She has over 20 years of progressive human resources leadership experience spanning several industries, including posts at global companies such as Hess, Quantum, Mitsubishi, General Electric and Quaker Oats.

Black Enterprise, the premier resource for African American professionals, recognized Suzan for her professional contributions and named her one of the “Most Powerful Women in Corporate America” in 2019.

She serves on the Board of Directors of A Better Chance, a non-profit organization focused on increasing the number of well-educated young people of color in the United States.

Suzan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois.

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Louie Pastor

Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer and Chief Legal Officer

Louie Pastor was named chief corporate development officer and chief legal officer for Xerox effective February 1, 2021. He is also an executive vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation. He joined Xerox in October 2018 as general counsel.

Louie leads all of Xerox’s corporate development activities, with responsibility for mergers and acquisitions, investor relations and Xerox’s $250 million corporate venture capital fund. In addition, Louie oversees Xerox’s legal affairs, including all legal aspects of the company’s various strategic, commercial and operational initiatives, and leads the company’s environmental, health and safety, sustainability, government relations and public policy activities on domestic and international affairs.

Louie joined Xerox from Icahn Enterprises, where he was deputy general counsel, responsible for, among other things, numerous long-term strategic initiatives, including the acquisitions and dispositions of various operating companies, and investments in and engagements with various public and private companies. Louie began his career at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, where he advised public companies on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, corporate governance and other general corporate matters.

Louie serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business-oriented lobbying group, and is a member of The Economic Club of New York. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Herc Holdings Inc., one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America, from 2016 to 2020. 

Louie is also Executive Sponsor of the Black Women’s Leadership Council, an employee resource group at Xerox dedicated to advancing the professional development of black women. 

Louie received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University.

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Tracey Koziol

Senior Vice President, Global Offerings

Tracey Koziol was named senior vice president of Global Offerings for Xerox and a member of the executive committee effective in September 2018. Tracey was appointed a senior vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation on May 21, 2019.

In this role, Tracey is responsible for products and solutions strategy, planning and execution covering Graphic Communications and Workplace Solutions Technology.

Tracey joined Xerox in November 2014 as vice president of Workplace Solutions, covering the A4 segment and responsible for the overall strategy of Workplace Solutions.

Prior to Xerox, Tracey was the chief experience officer at Gee Holding LLC, responsible for driving new customer acquisitions, product portfolio, quality and customer service. Previously, she was the vice president of Global Telco Sales & Mobility Solutions Planning at Dell, accountable for global sales of mobility solutions and led the portfolio planning and go-to-market enablement.

Tracey has extensive experience in the delivery of high tech, cost-effective, yet differentiated products as demonstrated in her 20-year tenure at Motorola. She was the corporate vice president and general manager of mid-tier products and mobility solutions, responsible for Engineering and Product Management. Under her leadership, the highly successful RAZR portfolio was launched and became the best-selling phone in Motorola history, during which time market share climbed 12 percent in two years while delivering improved profit and customer satisfaction.

Tracey holds a bachelor's degree in Business from Bedfordshire University, England.

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Naresh Shanker

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer and Head of Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)

Naresh Shanker was named chief technology officer for Xerox and appointed a senior vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation in May 2019. He also was named Head of the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) effective Feb 1, 2021.

As head of PARC, he is responsible for leading the innovation business that will include scientists and engineers located in Palo Alto, California; Webster, New York; Cary, North Carolina, and Toronto. Under his leadership, Xerox has made strong progress, developing disruptive technologies that the company is beginning to productize and commercialize.

He also oversees the company’s information technology operations and is leading Xerox through its digital transformation.

Naresh joined Xerox in January 2019 as the chief digital officer and an executive committee member. He brought to the company more than 25 years of technology experience from diverse industries. Previously, he was chief digital and information officer for a start-up company focusing on disruptive nanomaterials and clean energy solutions. Before that, Naresh was the CIO for Hewlett Packard (HP) and Palm, Inc. He began his career at HP Medical Products Group in Boston.

He serves on the CXO Advisory Councils of venture capital firms including Greylock, LightSpeed, and Sapphire Ventures. He also sits on Advisory Boards for several startups, including Devo, AutonomIQ, and Clarizen, Inc.

Naresh earned a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.

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Nicole Torraco

Senior Vice President, Xerox Financial Services

Nicole Torraco was named senior vice president of Xerox Financial Services (XFS) effective Feb. 1, 2021. She was appointed a senior vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation in January 2020.

Nicole is leading the transformation of XFS to create a global payment solutions business. Under her leadership, XFS will offer leasing for Xerox and third-party technology and office equipment, aimed at expanding its customer base and creating potential cross-selling opportunities.

Prior, Nicole served as chief strategy and M&A officer of Xerox. During her tenure, Xerox closed seven acquisitions, including Vader Systems, a break-thru 3D technology company, and CareAR, an augmented reality support platform company, and several IT Services and Managed Print Services providers.

Nicole joined Xerox in May 2018 as vice president of Corporate Strategy and M&A, after spending over a decade investing in stressed, distressed and event-driven debt and equity securities, most recently at Onex Corp. and Babson Capital. Before her work in the investment world, Nicole was at Rothschild and Gleacher & Co, advising on corporate restructurings and M&A.

Nicole earned her Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.

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Robert Birkenholz

Vice President and Treasurer

Robert Birkenholz joined Xerox and was named treasurer effective in June 2016. He is also a vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation.

Robert oversees the capital structure of the corporation and is responsible for the company’s insurance programs, foreign exchange, credit risk management and pension investment and funding.

Before joining Xerox, Robert was the treasurer of MeadWestvaco (MWV) since 2004 where he led the treasury, credit and tax functions for the $5 billion global packaging and specialty chemicals company. While at MWV, he established regional treasury centers, implemented a multi-currency international cash pooling operation and managed a $4 billion pension asset portfolio. Prior to MWV, Robert spent 14 years in finance and treasury at Hess Corporation.

Robert received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering degree from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from New York University Stern School of Business.

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Leanne Cropper

Vice President, Global Tax

Leanne Cropper is the vice president of Global Tax for Xerox. She joined Xerox on Feb. 26, 2021 and was named a vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation on March 23, 2021.

Leanne oversees all aspects of global tax planning, policy and compliance for Xerox, with a focus on transforming tax processes. With her tax expertise, Leanne also works closely with Accounting to create sustainable practices to complement business operations and initiatives for the company.

She joined Xerox from NCR Corporation where she served as vice president of Global Tax.  Prior to that, Leanne was the chief accounting officer and vice president of Global Tax at Lexmark and held leadership positions at Greif and GE Aviation. She started her career as an attorney specializing in tax law. 

Leanne received her law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College. 

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Joseph Mancini

Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Joseph (Joe) H. Mancini, Jr. was named chief accounting officer for Xerox effective in 2013. He has been a vice president of Xerox Holdings Corporation since 2010.

Joe is responsible for Xerox’s worldwide books of account, external and internal financial reporting and finance systems. He is also responsible for Xerox’s Sarbanes-Oxley financial compliance processes, internal control, audit coordination activities and finance training. He is the interface with the company’s auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers, and maintains, develops and interprets accounting policies. 

Prior to this appointment, Joe was the chief financial officer for the Xerox Technology business ensuring adequate internal controls, financial discipline and integrity. He also served as vice president of finance for Xerox North America and was responsible for the financial and strategic leadership for the Xerox’s sales operations throughout the United States and Canada. 

Previously, Joe served as managing director for mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property operations. While in this position, he helped lead the acquisition of Affiliated Computer Services, the largest acquisition in Xerox’s history, as well as Global Imaging Systems. Other management positions held by Joe include vice president of finance for Xerox’s Office Group, director of long-range planning and strategy analysis and director of corporate financial analysis.

Before joining Xerox in 1989, he was a manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Joe earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting degree from the University of Bridgeport and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Connecticut.   

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Board of Directors

Keith Cozza

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Icahn Enterprises L.P.

Age: 42      Director since: 2018

Occupation: Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Icahn Enterprises L.P.

Education: B.S., University of Dayton

Board Committees: Chairman of the Board, Finance (Chair)

Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

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

Other Directorships (past 5 years): Caesars Entertainment Corporation (2019-2020); Tenneco Inc. (2018-2019) Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (2014-2018); Icahn Enterprises L.P. (2012-2021); Herbalife Ltd. (2013-2018).

Other Background: Mr. Cozza served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Icahn Enterprises L.P., a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, food packaging, metals, real estate, and home fashion, from February 2014 to April 2021. In addition, Mr. Cozza served as Chief Operating Officer of Icahn Capital LP, the subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises through which Carl C. Icahn manages investment funds, from February 2013 to April 2021. From February 2013 to February 2014, Mr. Cozza served as Executive Vice President of Icahn Enterprises. Mr. Cozza also served as Chief Financial Officer of Icahn Associates Holding LLC from 2006 to 2021. Mr. Cozza served as a director of Icahn Enterprises L.P. from September 2012 to April 2021. In addition, Mr. Cozza served as a director of certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of Icahn Enterprises L.P., including: Icahn Automotive Group LLC, an automotive parts installer, retailer, and distributor; and PSC Metals LLC, a metal recycling company. Mr. Cozza was previously: a director of Caesars Entertainment Corporation from March 2019 to July 2020; a director of Tenneco Inc., manufacturers of Ride Performance, Clean Air products and technology solutions for automotive and commercial vehicles, from October 2018 to March 2019; a director of Federal-Mogul Holdings LLC (formerly known as Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation), a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components from January 2017 to October 2018; a director of Tropicana Entertainment Inc., a company that is primarily engaged in the business of owning and operating casinos and resorts, from February 2014 until October 2018; a director of Herbalife Ltd., a nutrition company, from April 2013 to April 2018; a member of the Executive Committee of American Railcar Leasing LLC, a lessor and seller of specialized railroad tank and covered hopper railcars, from June 2014 to June 2017; a director of CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, from January 2013 to February 2014; and a director of MGM Holdings Inc., an entertainment company focused on the production and distribution of film and television content, from April 2012 to August 2012. Icahn Automotive, Icahn Enterprises and PSC Metals are each indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn, and American Railcar Leasing, Federal-Mogul, CVR Refining, and Tropicana  were previously indirectly controlled by Mr. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has or previously had non-controlling interests in Caesars Entertainment, Tenneco, Xerox, Herbalife, and MGM Holdings through the ownership of securities. Mr. Cozza holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Dayton.

From his extensive finance and investment background and significant Board service, Mr. Cozza brings to the Board expertise relevant to being Chairman of the Board at Xerox, including his service on several other boards and committees as well as his significant corporate, finance, accounting, and investment experience.

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John Visentin

Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Xerox Holdings Corporation

Age: 58 Director since: 2018

Occupation: Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Xerox Holdings Corporation

Education: Bachelor of Commerce, Concordia University (Montreal, Canada)

Board Committees: None – Chief Executive Officer

Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

  • Technology
  • Leadership
  • Global Business
  • Financial
  • 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.

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Joseph J. Echevarria

Former Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte LLP

Age: 64     Director since: 2017

Occupation: Former Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte LLP

Education: B.B.A., University of Miami

Board Committees: Audit (Chair), Finance

Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

  • Leadership
  • Global Business
  • Financial
  • Public Company Boards & Governance
  • Business Operations
  • Diversity

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 U.S. 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 and Senior Advisor to the President of the University of Miami. He was formerly a member of President Obama’s Export Council, the principal national advisory committee on international trade, and the President’s Commission on Election Administration. He also serves as the Chair Emeritus of former President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Alliance and as an advisor to the Obama Foundation.

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 Private Export Council.

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Cheryl Gordon Krongard

Private investor and Former Chief Executive Officer of Rothschild Asset Management

Age: 65     Director since: 2017

Occupation: Private investor; Former CEO Rothschild Asset Management

Education: BS, Iowa State University

Board Committees: Compensation (Chair), Corporate Governance

Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

  • Leadership
  • Global Business
  • Financial
  • Public Company Boards & Governance
  • Business Operations
  • Diversity

Other Directorships (past 5 years): Air Lease Corporation (since 2013); Federal-Mogul Holdings LLC (formerly known as Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation) (private company) (2016-2018); Legg Mason, Inc. (2006-2017).

Other Background: Ms. Krongard served as a Director of US Airways Group Inc. from 2003 to 2013. She was a senior partner of Apollo Management, L.P., a private investment company, from January 2002 to December 2004. From 1994 to 2000, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of Rothschild Asset Management and as Senior Managing Director for Rothschild North America. Additionally, she served as a director of Rothschild North America, Rothschild Asset Management, Rothschild Asset Management BV, and Rothschild Realty Inc. and as Managing Member of Rothschild Recovery Fund. Ms. Krongard was also elected a lifetime governor of the Iowa State University Foundation in 1997 and has served as Chairperson of its Investment Committee.

Ms. Krongard brings to the Board expertise relevant to Xerox, including her substantial asset management expertise and her operational and leadership experience serving as a senior executive at large, complex asset management organizations. Ms. Krongard brings extensive investment, strategic planning and financial expertise gained as a director of other public companies. Ms. Krongard also has significant compensation, finance, audit, and corporate governance experience acquired through her service on the boards and committees of other publicly traded companies.

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Scott Letier

Managing Director of Deason Capital Services, LLC, the family office for Darwin Deason

Age: 60     Director since: 2018

Occupation: Managing Director of Deason Capital Services, LLC

Education: B.B.A. with a concentration in accounting, Southern Methodist University — Cox School of Business

Board Committees: Compensation, Corporate Governance (Chair)

Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

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

Other Directorships (past 5 years): Conduent Incorporated (since 2018); serves on various private company boards of directors, including MV Transportation; Colvin Resources Group; Grow 52, LLC (dba Gardenuity); Fund Advisory Board of Griffis Residential.

Other Background: Scott Letier has been Managing Director of Deason Capital Services, LLC (“DCS”), the family office for Darwin Deason, since July 2014. Prior to joining DCS, Mr. Letier was the Managing Director of JFO Group, LLC, the family office for the Jensen family, from September 2006 to July 2014. Mr. Letier has over 20 years of prior leadership roles serving as a private equity investment professional and chief financial officer, and began his career in the audit group at Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young). Mr. Letier has served on numerous boards in the past, and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Conduent Incorporated, a provider of business process outsourcing services, and on the boards of directors of several private companies, including MV Transportation, Inc., the leading provider of para-transit services and the largest privately owned passenger transportation contracting firm in the United States, Colvin Resources Group, a Dallas based search and staffing firm, and Grow 52, LLC (dba Gardenuity), a tech enabled retailer, and serves on the fund advisory board of Griffis Residential, a Denver based multi-family real estate management and investment firm. Mr. Letier also serves as Treasurer, board member, executive committee member, and Chairman of the audit and finance committees of the Dallas County Community College District Foundation. Mr. Letier is a Certified Public Accountant and has a B.B.A. with a concentration in accounting from the Southern Methodist University — Cox School of Business.

With over 25 years of prior leadership roles and service on other company boards and committees, Mr. Letier brings to the Board expertise relevant to Xerox, including his significant audit experience and investment and financial expertise serving as a private equity investment professional and chief financial officer.

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Jesse A. Lynn

General Counsel, Icahn Enterprises L.P.

Age: 51    Director since: 2021

Occupation: General Counsel, Icahn Enterprises L.P.

Education: B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., Boston University School of Law

Board Committees: Corporate Governance

Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

  • Financial
  • Public and Private Company Boards & Governance

Other Directorships (past 5 years): FirstEnergy Corp. (since March 2021); Conduent Incorporated (since April 2019); Cloudera, Inc. (2019-2021); Herbalife Nutrition Ltd (2014-2021); The Manitowac Company, Inc. 2015-2018).

Other Background: Jesse A. Lynn has been General Counsel of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, energy, automotive, food packaging, metals, real estate, home fashion and pharma, since 2014. Mr. Lynn has also served as Chief Operating Officer of Icahn Capital LP, the entity through which Carl C. Icahn manages investment funds, since April 2021. From 2004 to 2014, Mr. Lynn was Assistant General Counsel of Icahn Enterprises. Prior to joining Icahn Enterprises, Mr. Lynn worked as an associate at the law firms of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. from 2000 until 2004 and Gordon Altman Butowsky Weitzen Shalov & Wein from 1996 to 2000. Mr. Lynn has been a director of: FirstEnergy Corp., an electric utility, since March 2021; and Conduent Incorporated, a provider of business process outsourcing services, since April 2019. Mr. Lynn was previously a director of: Cloudera, Inc., a provider of enterprise data cloud services, from August 2019 through October 2021; Herbalife Nutrition Ltd., a nutrition company, from April 2014 to January 2021; and The Manitowoc Company, Inc., a capital goods manufacturer, from April 2015 to February 2018. Carl C. Icahn has or previously had non−controlling interests in each of FirstEnergy, Conduent, Cloudera, Herbalife and Manitowoc through the ownership of securities.

Mr. Lynn brings to the Board legal and financial expertise gained both in private practice as well as his positions with Icahn Enterprises and his experience as a director of other public companies.

Nichelle Maynard-Elliott

Former Executive Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, for Praxair, Inc.

Age: 52 Director since: 2021

Occupation: Private investor; former Executive Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, for Praxair, Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc)

Education: B.A. in Economics, Brown University; J.D., Columbia University School of Law

Board Committees: Audit

Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

  • Leadership
  • Global Business
  • Financial

Other Directorships (past 5 years): Element Solutions Inc. (since 2018).

Other Background: Nichelle Maynard-Elliott has served as an independent director of Element Solutions Inc., a $4.3 billion global specialty chemicals firm, since 2018 and has served as a member of its compensation and audit committees since 2019. Ms. Maynard-Elliott was formerly Executive Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, for Praxair, Inc., a worldwide industrial gases company, from July 2011 to May 2019, where among other things, she advised Praxair on its $90 billion merger in 2018 with the Linde Group. She was responsible for evaluating and negotiating global acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and other business combinations. Ms. Maynard-Elliott joined Praxair in 2003 as Senior Counsel responsible for mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions for Praxair’s U.S. packaged gases and healthcare businesses, and then served as Assistant General Counsel of Praxair from 2007 to 2011 before transitioning to the business side. Prior to Praxair, Ms. Maynard-Elliott served as an associate at the law firms of Kelley Drye & Warren from 1999 to 2003, Pryor Cashman from 1996 to 1999 and Weil, Gotshal & Manges from 1994 to 1996.

With over 25 years of extensive financial and legal experience in mergers and acquisitions, business development and strategic alliances, Ms. Maynard-Elliott has a proven track record of creating shareholder value and this makes her a valuable addition to the Board. In addition, Ms. Maynard-Elliott has led the charge in influencing and developing diversity and inclusion cultures in traditionally white male-dominated environments.

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Steven D. Miller

Portfolio Manager, Icahn Capital L.P.

Age: 32    Director since: 2021

Occupation: Portfolio Manager, Icahn Capital L.P.

Education: B.S., Duke University

Board Committees: Finance

Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

  •    Financial
  •    Public and Private Company Boards & Governance

Other Directorships (past 5 years): Conduent Incorporated (since February 2021); Bausch Health Companies Inc. (since March 2021).

Other Background: Steven D. Miller has been a Portfolio Manager of Icahn Capital L.P., a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, food packaging, metals, real estate, and home fashion, since October 2020. He is responsible for analysis and engagement in connection with investments by Icahn Capital in public securities. Prior to joining Icahn Capital, Mr. Miller was an analyst in the Distressed and Special Situations investment group in the New York office of BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC from 2013 to 2019.  From 2011 to 2013, he was an analyst in the Distressed Products Group in the New York office of Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Miller has served as a director of: Conduent Incorporated, a provider of business process outsourcing services, since February 2021, where he serves on the Finance Committee (chair) and Audit Committee; and Bausch Health Companies since March 2021, where serves on the Finance and Transaction Committee and the Special Transactions Committee. Carl C. lcahn has a non-controlling interest in each of Conduent Incorporated and Bausch Health Companies Inc. 

Mr. Miller brings to the Board his investment and financial expertise, experience with complex debt matters and experience serving as a private equity investment professional.

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James L. Nelson

Chief Executive Officer and Director, Global Net Lease, Inc.  

Age: 71    Director since: 2021

Occupation: Chief Executive Officer and Director, Global Net Lease, Inc.  

Education: Directors College program at Stanford University Law School; Director Program at the University of Chicago Booth Business School

Board Committees: Audit

Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

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

Other Directorships (past 5 years): Chewy, Inc. (since July 2021); Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp. (since December 2020); Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (from 2014 to January 2021); Caesars Entertainment Corporation, a casino-entertainment company (from March 2019 to October 2020); Icahn Enterprises GP (from June 2001 to March 2019).

Other Background: Mr. Nelson currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Global Net Lease, Inc. (“GNL”), a publicly-traded real estate investment trust, a position he has held since July of 2017, and, since March of 2017, as a director of GNL. He previously served as a member of GNL's audit committee. He also currently serves as a director of Chewy, Inc., an online retailer of pet foods and other pet-related products, and as an independent director and chairman of the audit committee for Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, formed for the purpose of effecting a business combination with one or more businesses with a focus on companies in the technology, media and telecom industries. Mr. Nelson previously served as a director of: Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. from 2014 to January 2021, where he was lead director from 2019 to 2021 and a member of the audit committee; Caesars Entertainment Corporation, a casino-entertainment company, from March 2019 to October 2020, where he was a member of the audit committee; Icahn Enterprises GP from June 2001 to March 2019, where he was a member of the audit committee; New York REIT, Inc. from November 2015 until June 2017; Viskase Companies, Inc. from April 2003 through April 2010; American Entertainment Properties Corp. from December 2003 until March 2013; Tropicana Entertainment Inc. from March 2010 until May 2014; Orbitex Financial Services Group from August 1995 until March 2001; Cequel Communications, an owner and operator of a large cable television system, from April 2008 to November 2012; Take Two Interactive Software, Inc. a publisher, developer, and maker of video games and video game peripherals, from April 2010 through November 2013; and Voltari Corporation (f.k.a. Motricity Inc.) from June 2011 to September 2015, where he was chairman of Voltari's board of directors from January 2012 to September 2015. Carl C. Icahn had controlling interests in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd., Caesar’s Entertainment Corporation, and Tropicana Entertainment Inc. Mr. Nelson also previously served as chairman and chief executive officer of Eaglescliff Corporation, a specialty investment banking, consulting and wealth management company, from 1986 until 2009; chairman and chief executive officer of Orbit Aviation, Inc., a company engaged in the acquisition and completion of Boeing Business Jets for private and corporate clients, from March 1998 through 2003; and chief executive officer and co-chairman of Orbitex Management, Inc., a financial services company in the mutual fund sector, from August 1995 until July 1999.

With over 25 years of prior leadership roles and service on other company boards and committees, Mr. Nelson brings to the Board expertise relevant to Xerox, including his significant audit experience and his investment and financial expertise from serving as a director and chief executive officer.

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Margarita Paláu-Hernández

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Hernández Ventures

Age: 64    Director since: 2021

Occupation: Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Hernández Ventures

Education: B.A., University of San Diego; J.D., UCLA School of Law

Board Committees: Compensation, Corporate Governance

Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

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

Other Directorships (past 5 years): Conduent Incorporated (since 2019); Herbalife Nutrition, Ltd. (since 2018); Occidental Petroleum (since 2020); ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. (2015 to 2019).

Other Background: In 1988, Margarita Paláu-Hernández founded Hernandez Ventures, where she currently serves as chief executive officer. Hernandez Ventures is a privately held entity engaged in the acquisition and management of a variety of business interests. Ms. Paláu-Hernández served as United States Representative to the United Nations General Assembly 73rd Session from 2018 to 2019 with the personal rank of Ambassador. Ms. Paláu-Hernández has served as a director of: Herbalife Nutrition, Ltd. since 2018, where she is member of compensation and environmental, social & governance committees; Conduent Incorporated, a provider of business process outsourcing services, since 2019, where she is chair of the corporate governance committee and a member of the compensation committee; and Occidental Petroleum since 2020, where she is a member of the executive compensation and environmental health & safety committees. From 2015 to 2019, she served as a director of ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc., a company focused on acquiring and operating customer service-based businesses, where she was a member of the compensation, nominating and corporate governance committees. Ms. Paláu-Hernández also currently serves on the following boards: Smithsonian National Latino Board since 2016; Yale School of Management Council of Global Advisors, Ex-Officio, since 2016; and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Board of Advisors since 2020. Ms. Palau-Hernandez is a trustee emeritus of UCLA School of Law Board of Advisors and University of San Diego Board of Trustees.

With over 30 years of experience, Ms. Paláu-Hernández brings to the Board expertise relevant to Xerox, including her significant entrepreneurial experience in setting up two companies and her leadership, global business, and financial expertise from serving on the boards of other public companies.

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