Xerox names new MD for India:Rajat Jain

GURGAON, February 18, 2012 – Rajat Jain is the new managing director of Xerox India Limited, the local operating company of Xerox Corporation. Rajat was previously at the helm of both Mobile2win India, a leading mobile phone value-added services provider, and Walt Disney India. He assumes his Xerox role on 20 February. “India is a country of vital importance to Xerox,” said Hervé Tessler, president, Xerox Corporation’s Developing Markets Operations, which includes India. “With his deep knowledge of the local marketplace and the channel business model, Rajat will be able to build on Xerox’s strong leadership position in both technology and services. His aim will be to ensure more and more Indian companies can benefit from Xerox’s offers, which make it easier for them to get work done.”

“Xerox is one of the world’s most dynamic brands and a very exciting company – with exceptional potential to grow in India,” Rajat said. “Today Xerox provides world-class technology and supports critical business processes that help its customers focus on their real business – and achieve their business success. In my new role, I’ll showcase the value of what Xerox can bring to our clients and partners in India.”

In a career spanning over 20 years, Rajat has worked in the consumer, telecom and media sectors in the Indian economy with both start-up organisations and established multinationals. He joins Xerox from Mobile2win India, where he was managing director, CEO and non-executive chairman since 2007. Prior to this Rajat was senior vice president and managing director for Walt Disney India and executive vice president at Sony Entertainment. He has held previous roles with ASC Enterprises, Benckiser and Hindustan Lever.

Rajat earned a post graduate degree from IIM, Ahmedabad, and a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology. He will be based in Gurgaon.