BLUE BELL, Pa., July 31, 2013 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced today that
Jared L. Cohon has been elected to the Unisys Board of Directors and appointed to the
Compensation Committee of the Board.
Cohon is President Emeritus and University Professor at Carnegie Mellon
University, a global research university recognized for its technology, business, and arts
programs. During his 16 years as university president from 1997 until June 2013, Cohon led
Carnegie Mellon’s global expansion while enhancing programs in information technology,
diversity, international education, economic development and other areas.
Prior to joining Carnegie Mellon, Cohon served as dean of the school of
forestry and environmental studies at Yale University. Before that, he was an associate dean of
engineering and vice provost for research at Johns Hopkins University. Cohon holds a Ph.D
degree from MIT and a B.S. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, each in civil
“We are privileged to have Dr. Cohon join the Unisys Board of Directors,” said
Unisys Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ed Coleman. “With his distinguished academic
career, his experience in leading a major university and his international experience, we are
confident that he will make significant contributions to our Board and to the future success of
Cohon also serves as a director of Ingersoll Rand and Lexmark International as
well as several non-profit organizations including the Heinz Endowments and the Health Effects
Institute. He also served until recently on the Homeland Security Advisory Council, which
advises the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping
clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers,
enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise
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capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services,
infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With
approximately 23,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government
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