May 13 2013

Andrew Horne Appointed as General Manager of Xerox Emirates

 Andrew Horne as the new General Manager of Xerox Emirates.
Andrew Horne as the new General Manager of Xerox Emirates.

New GM to drive business growth, increase profit and expand further throughout the UAE
Dubai, UAE - 13th May 2013 - Xerox Emirates , a joint venture between Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba and Xerox Limited and a leader in document management and business processes, has recently announced the appointment of Andrew Horne as the new General Manager of Xerox Emirates . In this new role, Andrew will provide leadership stability and bring fresh business insights, driving Xerox Emirates' growth plans for 2013 and beyond and supporting the company's future business direction as it moves towards becoming a services-led organization.

Horne joined Xerox in 1992 as the indirect channel development manager for Eastern Europe and Russia. From 1995 to 2011 he held a number of roles including channels director in Russia, Managing director of Xerox Egypt and a seven year assignment as managing director of Xerox India. Most recently, Horne was VP Business Transformation in Xerox's Developing Markets. In this role he managed transformational projects in Eastern and Central Europe.

"The UAE Market is a great opportunity for Xerox Technology and services, and I am very pleased to have been given the opportunity to work with a motivated, experienced and dedicated team to further expand and develop the Xerox brand within the UAE. I look forward to developing and implementing Xerox Emirates ' strategy and lead the company towards the next phase of growth. Recent years have been difficult for most economies, however, the future promises to be bright, especially in UAE." said Andrew Horne.

Bilal Hamadeh, Group CEO of Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba Group stated, "We welcome Andrew Horne as the new General Manager of Xerox Emirates . With Andrew's extensive knowledge and experience within Xerox DMO and Xerox India Ltd, we are very confident that he will be able to accelerate Xerox Emirates business growth in the UAE, contributing to achieving our long term business goals."

Horne studied computing, accountancy and management in London and held an HM Commission with the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards from 1978-1984.

Xerox Emirates ' key business focus is to maximize growth opportunities within the UAE through aggressive expansion strategies, expanding into the SMB market as well as increasing gross profits by providing their customers with innovative technologies as well as Managed Print Services (MPS) which help contain cost, drive productivity and meet environmental sustainability goals with a more efficient print infrastructure.


About Xerox Emirates
Established in 1985, Xerox Emirates is a joint venture between the Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba Group and Xerox Limited and markets its range of innovative document management products, applications and solutions throughout the UAE. The company's product portfolio includes high-end digital production publishing and printing systems, networked digital multi-functional office devices, a complete range of production and office colour solutions as well as laser printers and fax machines. The focus on business excellence was recognised in 1996 and 2005 by the Government of Dubai when the company was presented with the Dubai Quality Award as well as the Sheikh Khalifa Award in 2006. Xerox Emirates is also ISO 9001:2000 certified for the Quality Management System which supports the Service and Logistics Operations. Xerox Emirates continues to be the market leader in technology, Document Management and Consulting Services that improve customer's work processes and business results. For further information on Xerox Emirates , visit www.xeroxuae.com

About Xerox
Xerox Corporation is a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business process and document management. Through its broad portfolio of technology and services, Xerox provides the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox provides leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The 130,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit www.xerox.com, http://news.xerox.com or http://www.acs-inc.com. For investor information, visit http://www.xerox.com/investor.

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