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An American Printer CommentaryBy Andy & Julie Plata Co-CEOs, the OutputLinks Communications Group Resigned On May 17, Xerox’s Board Chairman replaced five Board members (plus himself) with new faces. The new Board then appointed John Visentin to replace Jeff Jacobson as CEO. In most cases when a CEO is fired they are eligible for a severance packag... Read More

An American Printer CommentaryBy Andy & Julie Plata Co-CEOs, the OutputLinks Communications Group Many in the print and mail industry may have already met or been involved with Mr. Visentin during his tenure five years ago in a Pitney Bowes spinoff. Pitney Bowes, Novitex, Exela In 2012, Pitney Bowes installed a new management team, and one of thei... Read More

An American Printer Commentary By Andy & Julie Plata, Co-CEOs American Printer In this, our third Commentary related to the January 31 announcement of Fujifilm’s proposed Xerox takeover, we share actions taken by Xerox’s largest and third largest owners. Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason together own approximately 15.2% of Xerox. Their Xerox stock wo... Read More

An American Printer Commentary By Andy & Julie Plata, Co-CEOs American Printer In our January 31 Commentary on Fujifilm’s proposed Xerox acquisition we stated the following: Although Xerox was valued at US$8 billion at the close of trade on Tuesday, Fujifilm announced Wednesday that they only paid $6.1 billion for the company. That seems like a bi... Read More