Elaine Wilde to Lead Xerox Worldwide Graphic Arts Business
Press release from the issuing company
ROCHESTER, N.Y., May, 21, 2001 - Elaine Wilde has been appointed senior vice president and general manager, Worldwide Graphic Arts Industry Business, Xerox Corporation, by Thomas J. Dolan, president, Global Solutions Group.
Since joining Xerox in 1976, Wilde has held a variety of sales, marketing, and general management positions, many focused on the graphic arts market. She was most recently vice president, Marketing and Strategy, Public Sector Operations. Prior to that, Wilde was vice president and general manager, Baltimore-Washington Operations; vice president, Integrated Document and Industry Solutions; and vice president, Quality, Xerox Engineering Systems.
As the leader of U. S. Industry Marketing in 1994, Wilde created graphic arts marketing managers, a graphic arts customer council and a customized business strategy for the graphic arts market to support industry-focused applications. As vice president, Solutions and Services Business, she led the development and deployment of production and print solutions for the commercial printer. During Wilde's tenure in Baltimore-Washington she created two dedicated graphic arts teams that were totally integrated with sales, specialist and technical support.
Wilde was recently awarded the Baltimore Cities Mayor Award for community involvement, and was the keynote speaker at Johns Hopkins Business School commencement ceremony. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Virginia and an advanced management degree from the Harvard Business School.
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