People: Office Depot Inc (ODP)

ODP on New York Consolidated

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19 Sep 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Roland Smith

59 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Hare

60 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Mark Cosby

55 2014 President, North America

Elisa Garcia

56 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Michael Allison

56 2013 Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer

Juliet Johansson

44 2014 Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Troy Rice

51 2014 Executive Vice President - Retail

Steven Schmidt

59 2011 Executive Vice President, President - International

Kim Moehler

45 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Nigel Travis

64 2013 Lead Director

Warren Bryant

68 2013 Director

Francesca Ruiz de Luzuriaga

60 2013 Director

Rakesh Gangwal

60 2013 Director

Cynthia Jamison

54 2013 Director

V. James Marino

63 2013 Director

Michael Massey

49 2013 Director

David Szymanski

57 2013 Director

Joseph Vassalluzzo

66 2013 Director

Michael Steele

2014 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Roland Smith

Mr. Roland C. Smith is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Office Depot, Inc. Prior to joining Office Depot, Inc., Smith most recently was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Delhaize America. Previously, Smith was President and CEO of The Wendy's Company; President and CEO of Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc.; and CEO of Wendy's International, Inc. Smith also served as Chief Executive Officer of Triarc Companies, Inc.; Chief Executive Officer of Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc.; President and Chief Executive Officer of American Golf Corporation and National Golf Properties; President and Chief Executive Officer of AMF Bowling Worldwide, Inc.; and President and Chief Executive Officer of Arby's Inc., d/b/a Triarc Restaurant Group. He has held senior management positions at KFC International, Pepsi Cola International, Schering-Plough and Procter & Gamble. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, Smith served in the U.S. Army for seven years in the Transportation and Aviation Corps as platoon leader, executive officer, deputy director of Army programs, aide-de-camp, aviation maintenance officer and pilot. Smith is Chairman of the Board of Directors for Carmike Cinemas, Inc., where he is also Chairman of the Compensation and Nominating Committee, and a Director for The Wendy's Company. He is a national trustee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and a member of the World Presidents' Organization International.

Stephen Hare

Mr. Stephen E. Hare is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Hare comes to Office Depot, Inc. from The Wendy`s Company where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2011 until September 2013. Hare was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wendy`s/Arby`s Group, Inc. from 2008 through 2011. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Arby`s Restaurant Group, Inc. Prior to his senior management positions with The Wendy`s Company, Wendy`s/Arby`s Group, Inc., and Arby`s Restaurant Group, Inc., Hare was Executive Vice President of Cadmus Communications Corp. and the President of Publisher Services Group, a division of Cadmus, from 2003 to 2006. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cadmus from 2001 to 2003. From 1996 to 2001, Hare was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMF Bowling Worldwide, where he also was a member of the Board of Directors. From 1990 to 1996, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of James River Corp. Hare, 60 years old, serves on the Board of Directors of Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HGR). He graduated with a BBA from the University of Notre Dame and with an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Mark Cosby

Mr. Mark S. Cosby is President, North America of the Company. Cosby’s role includes oversight of the company’s retail, contract sales, e-commerce, merchandising, marketing, real estate and supply chain functions in North America. Cosby joins Office Depot, Inc. following a successful 30 year career at a number of leading retail chains. Most recently, he was president, pharmacy at CVS Caremark Corporation, where he was responsible for all aspects of the $65 billion retail business, including 7,600 retail stores, 19 distribution centers, retail merchandising, supply chain, marketing, real estate and store pharmacy operations. During Cosby’s time with CVS, retail revenue grew 10 percent, retail profits increased by 27 percent and share price more than doubled. Prior to CVS, Cosby spent five years at Macy’s, Inc., where he served in a number of executive roles, including president, Stores. Previously, Cosby served as president, Full-line Stores at Sears, Roebuck & Company and chief operating officer and chief development officer at YUM! Brands, Inc. Cosby earned both a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin.

Elisa Garcia

Ms. Elisa D. Garcia is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Office Depot, Inc. In this role, Garcia is responsible for managing legal, regulatory, compliance and government affairs matters for the Company worldwide as well as the Loss Prevention function. Additionally, she serves as General Counsel and Secretary for the Company. Previously, Garcia served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary for Office Depot. Prior to joining Office Depot, she was Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary for Domino's Pizza, Inc. in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Earlier in her career, she served as Latin American Regional Counsel for Philip Morris International and Corporate Counsel for GAF Corporation. Garcia began her legal career as a corporate associate with Willkie, Farr & Gallagher in New York. Garcia is a graduate of the St. John's University School of Law, and also received a joint BA/MS in Political Science and Management and Policy Sciences from W. Averell Harriman College, State University of New York at Stony Brook. She serves on the Boards of the America Arbitration Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession, the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce and as an Advisory Board member for the Corporate Pro Bono Institute. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Michael Allison

Mr. Michael Allison is the Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer of Office Depot, Inc. In this role, Allison is responsible for all global Human Resources functions, including Compensation and Benefits, Talent Management, Associate Relations, Organizational Development & Training, and Diversity & Inclusion. Additionally, the Communications function reports to him. Previously, Allison served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources for Office Depot. He joined Office Depot in 2006 as Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to Office Depot, Allison served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Victoria's Secret Direct. Before joining Victoria's Secret, he was Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Bank One and Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources for National City Bank, both in Dayton, Ohio. Allison began his career as a practicing attorney specializing in Labor and Employment Law. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, he graduated in 1979 from John Carroll University and received his law degree in 1982 from The Ohio State University College of Law.

Juliet Johansson

Ms. Juliet Johansson is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. Johansson’s background includes a decade of strategic advisory experience with premier firms McKinsey & Company and The Blackstone Group. During her eight year tenure with McKinsey, Johansson advised C-level executives in the retail, consumer products, fast food and high technology sectors as Associate Principal and co-leader of the Sales and Marketing Practice. From McKinsey, she joined Ryder System, where she spent five years in senior roles responsible for strategy, national sales and marketing. Most recently Johansson served as Senior Vice President, Global Commercial Business for dental implant manufacturer Biomet 3i, a company she advised during her time with Blackstone. She earned a B.A. in Economics from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Troy Rice

Mr. Troy Rice is Executive Vice President - Retail of the Company. Rice joins Office Depot, Inc. following a successful 24-year track record of growing revenue, improving operations and increasing profits for two leading retail chains. He most recently served for eight years as Executive Vice President - Stores and Services at Toys“R”Us during which he was responsible for all aspects of store operations for Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us, including the integrated store strategy, as well as operations for FAO Schwarz and seasonal stores. Previously, Rice spent 16 years in positions of increasing responsibility at Home Depot, culminating in the role of Division President, Northern Division, in which he held full operational responsibility for Home Depot’s largest division, with over $24 billion of annual revenue. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Finance from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA.

Steven Schmidt

Mr. Steven M. Schmidt has been appointed as President - International of Office Depot, Inc., effective November 14, 2011. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and New Business Development since July 2011, and as President, North American Business Solutions since July 2007. Prior to joining Office Depot, Mr. Schmidt spent 11 years with the ACNielsen Corporation, most recently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining ACNielsen, Mr. Schmidt spent eight years at the Pillsbury Food Company, serving as President of its Canadian and Southeast Asian operations. He has also held management positions at PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble. He is a graduate of Purdue University and holds a BA in Industrial Administration. He is a member of the boards of the Purdue Research Foundation and Krannert School of Management.

Kim Moehler

Ms. Kim Moehler has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of Office Depot, Inc. Ms. Moehler previously served as Senior Vice President, Finance- North American Retail and North America Financial Planning & Analysis since February 2012, and as Senior Vice President, Finance North American Retail from September 2006 until February 2012. From May 2000 through September 2006, Ms. Moehler served in director and vice president finance positions at the Company. Ms. Moehler joined the Company in February 1999 as Senior Manager, Budget & Finance Reporting. Before Office Depot, Ms. Moehler was with Advantica Corporation (owner of Denny’s restaurants), leaving as the Director of Field Finance. She is a licensed CPA and graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Nigel Travis

Mr. Nigel Travis Lead Director of Office Depot, Inc. He has been Chairman of the board of Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. since May 2013 and an Executive Officer since January 2009. Mr. Travis has also served as President of Dunkin’ Donuts since October 2009. From 2005 through 2008, Mr. Travis served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Papa John’s International, Inc. From 1994 to 2005, he had executive roles in Europe, International and Retail divisions of Blockbuster, Inc., culminating with the role of President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Travis also held human resources and international roles for Burger King Holdings, Inc. from 1989 to 1994, prior to which he worked for Grand Metropolitan PLC since 1985. Mr. Travis’ previous board service includes Lorillard, Inc. from 2008 to 2012, Papa John’s International, Inc. from 2005 to 2008, Bombay Company from 2000 to 2007, and Limelight Group from 1996 to 2000.

Warren Bryant

Mr. Warren F. Bryant is Director of the Company. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Bryant served as a Director and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Longs Drug Stores Corporation, a retail drug store chain on the West Coast and in Hawaii. From 2003 to 2008, he served as the Chairman of the Board of Longs Drug Stores. Mr. Bryant served as Senior Vice President of The Kroger Co., a retail grocery chain, from 1999 to 2002. From 1996 to 1999, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dillon Companies, Inc., a retail grocery chain and subsidiary of The Kroger Co. Mr. Bryant also served as a director of The National Association of Chain Drug Stores from 2003 to 2008 and as Chairman of the Association during 2008. Mr. Bryant previously served as a director of Longs Drug Stores Corporation (2002-2008) and Pathmark Stores, Inc., a retail grocery chain (2004-2005). Since 2009, Mr. Bryant has served as a director of Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, and, since 2010, Mr. Bryant has served as a director of George Weston Limited, a food processing and distribution company.

Francesca Ruiz de Luzuriaga

Ms. Francesca Ruiz de Luzuriaga is Director of the Company. From 1999 to 2000, Ms. Luzuriaga served as the Chief Operating Officer of Mattel Interactive, a business unit of Mattel, Inc., one of the major toy manufacturers in the world. Prior to holding this position, she served Mattel as its Executive Vice President, Worldwide Business Planning and Resources, from 1997 to 1999 and as its Chief Financial Officer from 1995 to 1997. Since leaving Mattel in 2000, Ms. Luzuriaga has been working as an independent business development consultant. From 2002 until 2005, she was also a director of Providian Financial Corporation. Since January 2012, she has been a director of SCAN Health Plan, a not-for-profit Medicare Advantage health plan.

Rakesh Gangwal

Mr. Rakesh Gangwal is Director of the Company. From June 2003 to August 2007, Mr. Gangwal was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Worldspan Technologies, Inc., a provider of travel technology and information services to the travel and transportation industry. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Gangwal was involved in various personal business endeavors, including private equity projects and consulting projects. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of US Airways Group, Inc., the parent corporation for US Airways’ mainline jet and express divisions as well as several related companies, from 1998 until his resignation in 2001. Mr. Gangwal was also the President and Chief Executive Officer of US Airways, Inc., the main operating arm of US Airways Group, from 1998 until his resignation. He was the President and Chief Operating Officer of US Airways Group, Inc., and US Airways, Inc., from 1996 to 1998. On August 11, 2002, US Airways Group, Inc., and its seven domestic subsidiaries, including its principal operating subsidiary, US Airways, Inc., filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. US Airways Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries emerged from bankruptcy protection under the First Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization of US Airways Group, Inc., and Affiliated Debtors and Debtors-in-Possession, as Modified, which became effective on March 31, 2003. Mr. Gangwal has been a director of PetSmart, Inc., a specialty retailer of pet products and services, since 2005 and a director of CarMax, Inc., a retailer of used cars, since 2011.

Cynthia Jamison

Ms. Cynthia T. Jamison is Director of the company. She has served as a Director on our Board since August 2013. Ms. Jamison was the Chief Financial Officer of AquaSpy, Inc. from 2009 to 2012. From 1999 to 2009, she was a partner with Tatum, LLC, an executive services firm focused exclusively on providing Chief Financial Officer support to public and private companies. Prior to joining Tatum, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Chart House Enterprises and previously held various financial positions at Allied Domecq Retailing USA, Kraft General Foods, and Arthur Andersen LLP. Ms. Jamison’s experience also includes her service, since 2004, as a director of B&G Foods, Inc. Since 2002, Ms. Jamison has served as a member of the board of directors for Tractor Supply Company and currently serves as the Chairman of the board.

V. James Marino

Mr. V. James Marino is Director of the Company. From 2006 until his retirement in August 2011, Mr. Marino was President and Chief Executive Officer of Alberto-Culver Company, a personal care products company. Prior to holding that position, Mr. Marino served as President of Alberto-Culver Consumer Products Worldwide from 2004 to November 2006 and as President of Alberto Personal Care Worldwide, a division of Alberto-Culver Company, from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Marino has been a member of the board of directors of PVH Corp., a leading apparel company, since 2007. He was also a member of the board of directors of Alberto-Culver Company from 2006 to 2011.

Michael Massey

Mr. Michael J. Massey is Director of Office Depot Inc. Mr. Massey served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Collective Brands, Inc. from June 2011 to October 2012, as Senior Vice President from March 2003 to June 2011 and as General Counsel and Secretary from March 2003 to October 2012. Since his separation from Collective Brands, Inc., Mr. Massey has been principally engaged with the organization of certain joint venture arrangements in Latin America. He previously served in various executive roles at Collective Brands in corporate development and legal from 1996 to 2003 and served as President of Payless ShoeSource’s international joint ventures. Prior to Collective Brands, Inc., he was at The May Department Stores Company from 1990 to 1996 and Paster West & Kraner, P.C., from 1989 to 1990.

David Szymanski

Dr. David M. Szymanski is Director of the Company. Dr. Szymanski became the Dean of the University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business in 2010. Prior to that, Dr. Szymanski was a Professor of Marketing at Texas A&M University, where he had served since 1987. Dr. Szymanski served as the Director of the Center for Retailing Studies at Texas A&M University from 2000 to 2006. From 2004 until 2010, Dr. Szymanski was a director of Zale Corporation, a specialty retailer of fine jewelry.

Joseph Vassalluzzo

Mr. Joseph Vassalluzzo is director of the company. He has served as a Director on our Board since August 2013. He currently serves as a director on public company boards, including, since 2002, the Federal Realty Investment Trust, where he is Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and LifeTime Fitness, since 2006, where he is the Lead Director. Mr. Vassalluzzo previously served on the board of directors of iParty Corp. from 2004 to 2013. He also operates a retail consulting business. Previously, among other roles, Mr. Vassalluzzo was employed by Staples, Inc. from 1989 until 2005, most recently as Vice Chairman. Additionally, his duties at Staples included world-wide responsibility for all of Staples’ real estate activities, including, but not limited to: the development and management of all retail stores; distribution; office and warehouse centers; all engineering, construction and design activities; and facilities management.

Michael Steele

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