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By | Paul Kunert 7th February 2014 14:45

Xerox names former HP veteran as UK channel royalty

All hail Norman Richardson

Former HP veteran Norman Richardson has landed at Xerox to run UK channels, the copier titan has confirmed.

After 23 years at HP, he left in April '12 when the printer business he ran in Blighty was slapped together with the PC operation and Paul Hunter, who headed that biz was given the top job of the merged organ.

In back slapping mode, Xerox president of European channels Diego Hervas said his latest recruit brings "deep knowledge" of the printing market and the "diverse" channels that operate in the sector.

Richardson, who lands at the firm as director and GM of the channel's group, reckons Xerox has a super partner base, that he is "looking forward" to getting his hands on those ample assets and take services to EVEN more punters.

There is a gap in Richardson's CV between leaving HP and joining Xerox, according to his LinkedIn account. We asked the man for comment and will update when it arrives.

Updated

Xerox has been in touch with a statement from Richardson, though it doesn't quite account for all the time he spent out of the industry.

"I deliberately took a year out to spend with my 4 year old before he started full time school, had hardly started looking around and up popped the Xerox opportunity".®

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