Xerox Holdings Corporation (NYSE: XRX), a global workplace technology company, announced the addition of Nichelle Maynard-Elliott to the slate of nominees to be elected to its board of directors at its annual shareholders meeting on May 20, 2021. The additions will bring the total number of directors to nine.
“Xerox strives to mirror the markets we serve and that extends to our business leaders and board of directors,” said Xerox Vice Chairman and CEO John Visentin. “Nichelle’s experience evaluating and negotiating complex transactions as a principal and Margarita’s experience starting, scaling and investing in new businesses will support Xerox’s growth strategy. We look forward to benefitting from the knowledge and insights they’ll bring to our company.”
Maynard-Elliott spent more than 25 years as a corporate dealmaker, sourcing, structuring and executing acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, most recently for Praxair, Inc., one of the world’s largest industrial gas companies, where she helped lead the company to its $90 billion merger with Linde PLC in 2019. She also serves on the board of directors of Element Solutions, a global diversified specialty chemicals company.
“Xerox is a global brand best known for inventions that change how people work,” said Maynard-Elliott. “Having gotten to know the Xerox team over the last year, I am excited to join the board and contribute to its mission of creating value for all Xerox stakeholders.”