Business 100 - 2009

Mulcahy, Anne

Anne M. Mulcahy/Xerox Corporation

Anne M. Mulcahy is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Xerox Corporation. It is the culmination of a 30-year career with the corporation, providing high-value technologies, products and solutions, document systems and services to business managers worldwide.

Mulcahy joined the company in 1976 as a sales representative and held various sales and senior management positions. Named Vice President for Human Resources in 1992, Senior Vice President in 1998 and Executive Vice President in 1999, in 2000 she was elected President and COO. Finally in August 2001 she was named CEO of Xerox and chairman on Jan 1, 2002.  In addition to the Xerox board, Mulcahy is a member of the boards of directors of Catalyst, Citigroup Inc., Fuji Xerox Company, Ltd., Target Corporation, the Washington Post Company and is the chairman of the corporate governance task force of the Business Roundtable.

Born in Rockville Centre, New York, Mulcahy holds a B.A. in English/Journalism from Marymount Manhattan College. A second-generation Irish-American, she traces her roots to Counties Cavan and Mayo.