Xerox India strengthens leadership team

Konstantin Klein becomes new managing director

Aligning itself to extend leadership in business process and document management outsourcing, Xerox strengthened its India leadership team. As a vital part of this business transformation, Xerox has appointed Konstantin Klein, managing director for Xerox India, replacing Andrew Horne, who has taken a new role in developing market operations for the company.

Klein brings diverse experience in management, sales, marketing and channel operations to his new role and is responsible for business operations in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and the Maldives. He joined Xerox in 1996 and has held a number of senior management positions in the company including director, key account operations and marketing for Xerox Russia, marketing director for Xerox Eurasia, marketing manager, OPB/OSG for MIERA based in the UK and regional manager for Central Asia. Prior to his new role, Klein was the VP & GM, Xerox Eurasia International Group (XEIG), based in Moscow and played a key role in making it one of the fastest growing markets for Xerox worldwide. Talking about his new role, Klein said, “Xerox has transformed over the last few years – we have always delivered high quality technology that enables our customers to achieve better productivity and savings, and have recently invested in delivering truly benchmark solutions and services that further differentiate us from the rest of the market. Post the ACS acquisition, Xerox is extremely well positioned to address BPO, ITO and document outsourcing services to take us to the next level. We are committed to investing in India’s future as a leading exporter of innovation.”

Besides, to effectively address the fast growing services opportunities in South Asia region, Xerox appointed Vishal Awal, executive director, services, Xerox India. Awal joins Xerox with more than 20 years of experience in business development, key account management and global services business management roles in North America, Europe and in Asia Pacific regions. At Xerox India, he will be responsible for driving the company’s growth in the document management and business process outsourcing services markets. Xerox India’s technology & channels portfolio will be headed by Vipin Tuteja, executive director, technology, channels and international business, Xerox India. Tuteja will work with the newly appointed regional business heads in south, central and north & east regions to expand Xerox’s pan India presence. These appointments include; Rajiv Luthra as regional head - central, M Venkat Rao, regional head- south and Arvind Chabra continues as the regional head- north & east. Xerox has also strengthened the marketing function with the appointment of Vivek Chandel as executive director – marketing, and Manmohan Kalsy joined as executive director, human resources, Xerox India.

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