|Xerox Names Rajat Jain as Managing Director of Xerox India
IT News Online Staff
Xerox Corp has named Rajat Jain as managing director of Xerox India Ltd., effective 20th February 2012. Rajat was previously at the helm of both Mobile2win India, a mobile phone value-added services provider, and Walt Disney India.
"India is a country of vital importance to Xerox," said Hervé Tessler, president, Xerox Corp.’s Developing Markets Operations. "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."
Rajat will be responsible for leading Xerox India’s strategy implementation and business operations, including sales of products and services, marketing, brand recognition and customer service operations for Xerox India Ltd. He will focus on expanding Xerox’s channel presence and further strengthening Xerox’s partner relationships across India.
Rajat will also intensify the drive to bring Xerox’s services offers, including document outsourcing, to more companies in all key sectors of the Indian market. To deliver against these growth objectives, Rajat will oversee the development of Xerox India’s talent pool.
"Xerox is one of the world’s most dynamic brands and a very exciting company with exceptional potential to grow in India," said Rajat. "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 organizations 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.