Patrick Tallon is vice president, Client Operations, Xerox Canada. He was appointed to this position in October 2010. In this role, Tallon is responsible for leading the organization’s sales and operation activities for existing services clients across Canada. He is also in charge of overall strategic direction, sales, operations, and client satisfaction.
Prior to this appointment, Tallon was vice president, Eastern Operations, Xerox Canada. He was responsible for leading the organization’s sales activities throughout all of Eastern Canada, a region that included the St. Lawrence Seaway, the Maritimes, Newfoundland, and Ottawa/Gatineau. Tallon also directed Xerox’s relationship with the Federal Government of Canada.
In his time with the company, Tallon has held a variety of leadership positions – from territory manager to federal government national sales director. Prior to joining Xerox, Tallon served as vice president of a national printing firm, managing sales and operations of a chain of quick print and service bureaus. Tallon has been a frequent speaker at industry events such as On-Demand and Xplor.
Tallon received an honours bachelor’s degree in commerce from Laurentian University.
Tallon currently serves on the Board of the Royal Ottawa Hospital, a leading provider of health care for patients suffering with mental health issues and a facility devoted to research on brain health.
He lives in Toronto with his wife Roxann.