Xerox Corp. named Kevin M. Warren president of its U.S. Solutions Group Wednesday, succeeding Doug Lord, who is retiring after 34 years with the company.
Warren, who was named one of Black Enterprise’s “100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate Americaâ€ in 2009, had served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Xerox Canada since 2007. He will now move to the U.S. to lead the technology company’s direct sales force that markets and sells Xerox systems and services across the country. Warren will report to Russell Peacock, president, Xerox North America. The appointment is effective July 1.
Prior to his position with Xerox Canada, Warren led the transition team for Xerox’s 2007 acquisition of Global Imaging Systems and had been head of Xerox’s U.S. eastern sales operations. Warren began his Xerox career in 1984 as a sales trainee in Washington D.C.
Warren, 47,Â is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program and earned a bachelor of science degree in finance from Georgetown University. He is an advisory board member of the first international chapter of the National Black MBA Association, and sits on the national board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. He also is a member of the Executive Leadership Council and the Young Presidents’ Organization, and is a board member of the Conference Board of Canada.