OTTAWA, Feb. 18 /CNW/ - Xerox Canada today announced the appointment of
Patrick Tallon to vice president, Eastern Operations, effective immediately.
This is a new position for Xerox Canada, as Eastern sales operations were
previously bundled with the company's public sector sales organization.
Prior to this appointment, Tallon was director of Xerox Canada's Global
Services Business in Toronto and South-Western Ontario. He was responsible for
all service delivery, business development and customer satisfaction within a
300 person team, focused on the legal, pharmaceutical, financial and aerospace
Tallon joined Xerox Canada in 1997 and has held a variety of leadership
positions since that time, from territory manager to federal government,
national sales manager. Prior to his tenure at Xerox, Tallon was vice
president of a national printing firm, and a regular speaker at graphic
communications industry events such as On-Demand and Xplor.
"The population and public sector influence in Eastern Canada has always
made it a significant region for Xerox," said Kevin Warren, president and CEO,
Xerox Canada. "Pat's breadth of experience and extensive knowledge of the
marketplace and federal government operations make him an ideal leader for
this important geographical division of our business."
In his new role, Tallon is responsible for leading the organization's
sales activities throughout all of Eastern Canada, a region that includes the
St. Lawrence Seaway, the Maritimes, Newfoundland, and Ottawa/Gatineau. He is
responsible for overall strategic direction, sales coverage, marketing and
customer support programs.
Tallon holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian
University. He lives in Ottawa with his wife, Roxanne.
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