IRVING, Texas, December 5, 2019 -- Exela Technologies, Inc. (“Exela”) (NASDAQ: XELA), a location-agnostic global business process automation (BPA) leader across numerous industries, announced that effective December 2, 2019, J. Coley Clark was appointed to Exela’s board of directors.
“Coley’s experience on public company boards and committees, his more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry, including at Electronic Data Systems (EDS) and BancTec, equip him well to step in and provide immediate value to Exela’s board of directors,” said Par Chadha, Chairman of the Board of Exela. “We look forward to leveraging his expertise, and his insights and industry knowledge will be a welcome addition to our team.”
“I am honored to join the board directors at Exela, and I look forward to offering my perspective and experience to help Exela achieve its strategic goals,” said Clark. “My prior service on public company boards and committees offers me a broad perspective on various governance and other matters.”
Mr. Clark currently serves on the board of directors of Moneygram International, Inc., and is the retired Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of BancTec, Inc., a global provider of document and payment processing solutions. Mr. Clark retired from EDS, an outsourcing services company that was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 2008, as Senior Vice President and head of the Financial and Transportation Industry Group. Starting at EDS in 1971 in the Systems Engineering Development Program, he progressed through a variety of roles. In addition, Mr. Clark served three years in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of Captain, and served as a company commander in Europe and Southeast Asia. Mr. Clark has a degree in sociology from the University Texas, Austin.
Exela is a business process automation (BPA) leader, leveraging a global footprint and proprietary technology to provide digital transformation solutions enhancing quality, productivity, and end-user experience. With decades of expertise operating mission-critical processes, Exela serves a growing roster of more than 4,000 customers throughout 50 countries, including over 60% of the Fortune® 100. With foundational technologies spanning information management, workflow automation, and integrated communications, Exela’s software and services include multi-industry department solution suites addressing finance and accounting, human capital management, and legal management, as well as industry-specific solutions for banking, healthcare, insurance, and public sectors. Through cloud-enabled platforms, built on a configurable stack of automation modules, and over 22,000 employees operating in 23 countries, Exela rapidly deploys integrated technology and operations as an end-to-end digital journey partner.
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