Roxanne Taylor has been elected to the Unisys Board of Directors, starting October 18, the company announced. Taylor, who is the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), brings to Unisys extensive experience in brand leadership, marketing, communications, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).
Taylor has spent more than three decades assisting some of the world’s most well-known firms in developing their brands and telling their stories on a global scale. Taylor spent 23 years at Accenture, including more than 10 years as chief marketing and communications officer, where her vision and leadership helped shape the firm’s business and brand strategy, and she is credited with helping the company grow into one of the world’s leading brands. Taylor worked at Reuters and Citicorp in corporate communications, investor relations, and marketing roles before joining Accenture.
“I am passionate about technology and how it can be used to empower people to drive innovation,” said Taylor. “I look forward to applying my experience in digital innovation across branding, marketing and communications and DEI to help Unisys advance its culture and increase awareness of its brand.”
Commenting on her appointment, Unisys Chair and CEO Peter Altabef, said, “Roxanne is a globally recognized leader in creating cultures of innovation and equality, building brands with purpose and promoting opportunities in technology for women and minorities, each of which are important priorities for Unisys,” “We are excited about her joining the Unisys board as we accelerate our progress with each of them.”
Taylor graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is a member of the Pure Storage and Thoughtworks boards of directors.
Taylor has been named one of Forbes’s “World’s Most Influential CMOs,” included in FierceCMO’s “B2B CMOs to Watch,” and selected for a Changing the Game Award by the Advertising Women of New York (now called She Runs It). She is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society, the Committee of 200 and the Women’s Forum.