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Peter McColough

1947
Graduated law school in Nova Scotia.

1949
Graduated Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

Joined Lehigh Navigation Coal Sales Company in Philadelphia as a salesman. By the age of 31 he was vice-president of sales.

Joined Haloid Corporation (which later became Xerox), managing the Chicago service centre, and before long, all the other service centres in the country.

1957
Manager of Marketing, after successfully reorganising the sales and service force.

1959
General manager of sales.

1966
President of Xerox.

1968
Succeeds Joe Wilson as CEO of Xerox Corporation. Wilson stays as chairman.

1987
Retires from Xerox.


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