Darrell Ford to Join Xerox as Chief Human Resources Officer
Monday, November 2, 2015
Xerox has announced the appointment of Darrell Ford as chief human resources officer and senior vice president of the corporation. He will join the company on Dec. 1, 2015.
"Darrell brings proven leadership skills and a strong background across all HR competencies," said Ursula Burns, CEO, Xerox. "His sound business acumen and global perspective will help Xerox to continue to adapt and to address the needs of our increasingly diverse workforce."
Ford comes to Xerox from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), where he has been chief human resources officer since 2012. At AMD, Ford helped guide the company's "AMD Way," an ongoing effort to align the global employee population around a culture of commitment to help create enhanced value for customers and shareholders. Prior to joining AMD, Ford was vice president of human resources for the Retail and Lubricants divisions at Shell Oil. He joined Shell in 2008 from Honeywell International, where he served as vice president of human resources and led its Centre for Organizational Effectiveness.
Ford, 50, has a law degree and an MBA from Rutgers University. He is a member of Human Resources 50, HR Policy Association, American Bar Association — Labor and Employment Section and the Society of HR Planning.
Ford will be based in Xerox's corporate headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut.