Eric Armour named President of Xerox’s Global Business and Strategic Marketing Group

Armour will be responsible for the worldwide management of Xerox’s integrated strategy, launch and marketing for its $5 billion production and $8 billion office businesses. He joined Xerox in 2007 as the company’s chief strategist, responsible for leading Xerox’s strategic management processes and development activities as well as managing Xerox’s relationship with alliance partners and with Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. Prior to joining Xerox, he served as president and general manager of The Gillette Company’s BRAUN global business division, headquartered in Germany. He was vice president of planning and integration for Gillette during its merger with Procter & Gamble. From 1990-2003, Armour was with Marakon Associates, an international consulting firm, where he directed multimillion dollar-valued initiatives for clients in consumer products, financial services, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and other industries.

Armour earned his M.B.A. from Harvard University, and a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Naval Academy. He was a U.S. Navy fighter pilot from 1981-1988 while also holding leadership positions in maintenance and operations.