Xerox Canada appoints VP Sustainability and External Affairs

Position strengthens company's commitment to environmental sustainability

OTTAWA, Dec. 1 /CNW/ - Xerox Canada Inc. today announced the appointment of Emechete (Eme) Onuoha to vice president, Sustainability and External Affairs.

In his new position, Onuoha will be responsible for coordinating and advancing all aspects of Xerox Canada's environmental sustainability agenda as well as public policy advocacy and related stakeholder engagement.

"Xerox's commitment to the environment has been embedded in our corporate culture for more than 30 years, so creating this role was a natural progression," said Kevin Warren, president and CEO, Xerox Canada. "Eme brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to the position, making him the ideal candidate for leading Xerox Canada's environmental strategy."

Onuoha joined Xerox Canada in 2007 as director of sustainability. Prior to that, he spent 12 years in the federal public sector, holding several senior positions, including: director of operations at the Privy Council Office; vice president of the Canadian Commercial Corporation; chief of staff in the office of the minister of National Defence; and adviser on trade and consultation policy in the office of the Minister of International Trade.

Onuoha holds an honours degree in international relations from McMaster University and an MBA from Queen's University. He is a member of the McMaster University Board of Governors and serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council.

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SOURCE Xerox Canada

For further information: For further information: Media Contacts: Bill McKee, Xerox Corporation, (585) 423-4476, bill.mckee@xerox.com; Tina Quelch, Calador Communications, (416) 925-6034, tina@calador.ca

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