Uxbridge, UK, July 2, 2010 – Xerox today announced the appointment of Jacques Guers as president of Xerox Europe. He will be responsible for leading the company's sales and marketing operations in 17 west European countries. He succeeds Armando Zagalo de Lima, who earlier this year became president of Xerox Global Customer Operations. Guers’ appointment is effective July 1.
Since July 2009, Guers has served as president of Xerox Developing Markets Operations, responsible for growing business in emerging markets and countries around the world including Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, the Eurasian countries, India, and Russia.
“Jacques is an experienced leader with a deep understanding of our European operations” said Zagalo de Lima. “He has a strong track record of delivering results, satisfying customers, promoting operational discipline and actively pursuing our significant growth opportunities.”
Guers, who joined Xerox in 1980, has worked in a number of sales, services, marketing and general management roles, and previously was general manager of Xerox France.
Guers received degrees in business and marketing from France's EDHEC Business School in 1980. He was made Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur for his contribution to the French economy.
Hervé Tessler has succeeded Guers as president of Xerox Developing Markets Operations.
About Xerox Europe
Xerox Europe, the European operations of Xerox Corporation, markets a comprehensive range of Xerox products, solutions and services, as well as associated supplies and software. Its offerings are focused on three main areas: offices from small to large, production print and graphic arts environments, and services that include consulting, systems design and management, and document outsourcing. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and information technology outsourcing services.
Xerox Europe also has manufacturing and logistics operations in Ireland, the UK and the Netherlands, and a research and development facility (Xerox Research Centre Europe) in Grenoble, France.
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