NORWALK, Conn. — Xerox Holdings Corporation announced today the appointment of Xavier Heiss as executive vice president and president of EMEA Operations effective Feb. 29, 2020. He will report to John Visentin, vice chairman and CEO of Xerox.
“Xavier has an outstanding track record of driving successful transformations and business results,” said Visentin. “His expertise and experience within the company position him well to lead our EMEA Operations into its next chapter and return the region to growth.”
Heiss, who will succeed Hervé Tessler following his retirement from Xerox at the end of February, has been with the company for more than 30 years. Prior, he served as the controller of Xerox and chief financial officer of the company’s Americas Operations and has held various leadership roles in sales, quality, business transformation and finance. Heiss also led the company’s European technology business finance organization and shared services as chief financial officer of Xerox Europe across 16 countries.
“As the business landscape evolves, many clients driving digital transformations are seeking new ways to navigate change,” Heiss said. “I look forward to working closely with clients to bring them innovative and integrated solutions that accelerate their transformations and make their businesses run better, faster and more secure.”
Heiss holds a Master of Business Administration degree in information technology and finance from NEOMA Business School Reims and a Master of Business Administration degree in business and international finance from INSEAD.