NORWALK, Conn. -- Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) today announced the appointment of Carol Zierhoffer as chief information officer.  She has also been elected a vice president of the corporation.
Zierhoffer, 51, will be responsible for the planning, alignment, governance and delivery of the IT infrastructure for the company.  She joins Xerox from ITT Corporation where she served as vice president and global information officer.  Previously, Zierhoffer spent 20 years in senior executive roles at Northrop Grumman Corporation.
Zierhoffer received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire and a master's degree in Computer Information Systems from Bentley University in Waltham, Mass.
Zierhoffer, whose appointment is effective immediately, succeeds John McDermott as CIO.  McDermott has been named head of strategy and business process architecture for Xerox’s technology business.
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Xerox Corporation is a $22.5 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, healthcare solutions, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide.  The 134,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries.  For more information, visit,, or  For investor information, visit