Xerox Corporation announced the appointment of Mandy Shapansky as president, chief executive officer and chairman of Xerox Canada, effective July 1. Shapansky replaces Kevin Warren, who will assume the role of president, Xerox’s U.S. Solutions Group, based in Rochester, New York.

Prior to this appointment, Shapansky was chief financial officer and chief of staff for Xerox Canada – a role she has held since 2002. She joined the company in 1985, and since that time has held a variety of leadership roles in marketing and finance.

In her new role, Shapansky will lead a team of 3,600 employees who deliver annual revenue of more than $1.2 billion. She will be responsible for all aspects of Xerox Canada, including sales and support of Xerox’s portfolio of document technology and services, human resources, marketing, and other operations within the country. Shapansky will report to Russell Peacock, president, Xerox North America.

“Xerox Canada has an outstanding history of leadership. During his tenure, Kevin Warren was able to grow annual revenue during a very challenging economic period,” said Peacock. “Mandy’s lateral thinking in the area of corporate finance has made Xerox Canada one of the top performing operations in the Xerox world. Her appointment to CEO will allow her to expand on this vision of growth.”

Shapansky holds an honours bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Waterloo, and is a chartered accountant. She serves on the board of Altruvest Charitable Services and is a member of Financial Executives International Canada. She resides in Toronto with her husband and four children.