With a background in mechanical engineering, Ursula Burns was named CEO of Xerox in July 2009, after 30 years with the company. Her promotion marked the first time an African-American woman was named CEO of a major American corporation, and the first time a woman succeeded another woman as CEO of such a large company. Ursula first started with Xerox as a college intern and held many roles there before her current position, including product development and even working as an executive assistant.
Ursula Burns, CEO and Chairperson, Xerox
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