He will lead efforts to grow hardware and software offerings, build up the supply chain and oversee the global shared services and graphic communications groups, Xerox said Tuesday.
Previously, Jacobson led digital printing supplier Presstek as president and CEO and has also worked at Eastman Kodak Co. as a group chief operating officer.
He also served as CEO of Eastman Kodak and Sun Chemical‘s joint venture Kodak Polychrome Graphics for five years.
Andrew Copley, formerly senior vice president of Xerox’s graphic communications business group, has been promoted to president of that organization.
Copley will oversee functions such as product development, marketing, customer support, sales and global strategy for graphic communications operations in his new position.
The 25-year commercial printing veteran was chief commercial officer at Precision Valve Technologies before joining Xerox in 2012.