Strong Ethics, Smart Business

TUE, APR 12, 2005 (1:06:13)

Anne Mulcahy , CEO of the Xerox Corporation, one of the most enduring brands in business today, discusses social responsibility, ethics, and business. The Xerox Corporation is the global leader in document management solutions with close to $16 billion in annual revenues. At its helm is Mulcahy, a 28-year veteran of Xerox who began her career selling copiers in Boston. Over the last three years, Mulcahy has led the company through a massive transformation, reinventing Xerox into an innovative technology and services enterprise that helps businesses deploy smarter document management strategies and find better ways to work. Building on Xerox's rich heritage of social responsibility, Mulcahy ensures that the company's business decisions and actions are aligned with a clear set of corporate values.

Mulcahy was named CEO of Xerox on August 1, 2001, and chairman on January 1, 2002. Mulcahy most recently was Xerox president and chief operating officer from May 2000 through July 2001. She began her Xerox career as a field sales representative in 1976 and assumed increasingly responsible sales and senior management positions. In addition to the Xerox board, Mulcahy is a member of the boards of directors of Target Corporation and Citigroup, and is a member of The Business Council. She is also a board member of Catalyst, a nonprofit organization supporting women in business.

This lecture is presented by the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley College, through the generous support of Raytheon Company. The Center is a partner in the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility. This event is co-sponsored by Bentley's Institute for Women in Leadership.

+ BIO: Anne M. Mulcahy

Anne M. Mulcahy is chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corporation. In May 2009, Mulcahy announced that she is retiring as CEO of Xerox, effective July 1. She will remain as chairman. Mulcahy was named CEO of Xerox on August 1, 2001 and chairman on Jan. 1, 2002. Mulcahy was president and chief operating officer of Xerox from May 2000 through July 2001. Prior to that, she was president of Xerox's General Markets Operations, which created and sold products for reseller, dealer and retail channels. She began her Xerox career as a field sales representative in 1976 and assumed increasingly responsible sales and senior management positions. From 1992-1995, Mulcahy was vice president for human resources, responsible for compensation, benefits, human resource strategy, labor relations, management development and employee training. Mulcahy became chief staff officer in 1997 and corporate senior vice president in 1998. Prior to that, she served as vice president and staff officer for Customer Operations, covering South America and Central America, Europe, Asia and Africa, and China. Mulcahy earned a bachelor of arts degree in English/journalism from Marymount College in Tarrytown, N.Y. In addition to the Xerox board, she is a board director of Catalyst, Citigroup Inc., Fuji Xerox Company, Ltd., Target Corporation, The Washington Post Company, and is the chairman of the corporate governance task force of the Business Roundtable.

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