Norwalk, Conn. - Xerox Corporation's board of directors today elected to the board Robert J. Keegan, former chairman, president and chief executive officer of The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.
"Bob brings to the Xerox board a proven track record of business success. His leadership experience, respected financial and business acumen and global expertise will serve Xerox and our shareholders well, and will complement the strong talent of our board of directors," said Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns.
Keegan, 63, served as Goodyear's president and chief executive officer from January 2003 to April of this year and as chairman from July 2003 to October of this year. Prior to joining Goodyear as chief operating officer in 2000, Keegan was president of the consumer imaging business at Eastman Kodak Co.
Keegan received a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, N.Y., and a master of business administration degree in finance from the University of Rochester. He is on the Board of Trustees of the University of Rochester and is a board member of the Autism Family Foundation of Northeast Ohio.