WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2008--The Washington Post
Company (NYSE:WPO) announced today that Anne M. Mulcahy has been
elected to the Board of Directors. Her election increases the
Company's board to 11 members.
Mulcahy is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of
Xerox Corporation. She was named CEO of Xerox on August 1, 2001, and
chairman on January 1, 2002. From May 2000 through July 2001, Mulcahy
was president and chief operating officer of Xerox. Previously, she
served as president of Xerox's General Markets Operations, heading up
the divisions that sold products through reseller, dealer and retail
Mulcahy began her Xerox career as a field sales representative in
1976 and assumed increasingly responsible sales and senior management
positions. From 1992 to 1995, Mulcahy was vice president for human
resources, responsible for compensation, benefits, human resource
strategy, labor relations, management development and employee
training. She became chief staff officer in 1997 and corporate senior
vice president in 1998. Prior to that, she served as vice president
and staff officer for Customer Operations, covering South America and
Central America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
Mulcahy earned a BA in English/journalism from Marymount College
in Tarrytown, NY.
In addition to serving on the Xerox Board of Directors, she is a
director of Citigroup Inc. and Target Corporation, and is the chairman
of the corporate governance task force of the Business Roundtable.
CONTACT: The Washington Post Company
Rima Calderon, 202-334-6617
SOURCE: The Washington Post Company