Xerox announced today that Herve Tessler has been appointed president of International Operations. Tessler, who currently serves as president for Xerox’s Corporate Operations, will assume his new role in January 2017.
Tessler will shape Xerox’s international operations strategy. He will also steer the operational teams in more than 150 countries that comprise International Operations and bring the broad range of Xerox innovative services and technology to current and new clients as well as partners.
“We have a bold and progressive vision for Xerox’s international presence,” said Tessler. “We will capitalise on Xerox innovation, simplifying processes and enabling teams to act locally to quickly and efficiently serve our customers and partners.”
With 29 years of general management, sales, business development, marketing and international operations experience at Xerox, Tessler has transformed operating models, growing profitable revenue streams for the company. He is currently responsible for Xerox’s core corporate functions including research and development, information management, global accounts, marketing and communications, environmental health and safety initiatives.
Previously, Tessler was president of Developing Markets Operations (DMO) for Xerox, focused on Xerox’s growth opportunities in emerging markets and countries around the world. Prior key leadership roles include 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 organisation that recruits academically talented and motivated students of colour and guides them toward a variety of educational and leadership opportunities.