People: Staples Inc (SPLS.OQ)

SPLS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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24 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald Sargent

58 2013 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Doody

62 2014 Vice Chairman

Christine Komola

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer

Shira Goodman

53 2014 President, North American Commercial

Demos Parneros

51 2013 President, North American Stores & Online

John Wilson

55 2012 President - Staples Europe

Michael Williams

60 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Frank Bifulco

63 2014 Executive Vice President - Marketing

Basil Anderson

69 2006 Independent Director

Drew Faust

66 2012 Independent Director

Justin King

52 2007 Independent Director

Carol Meyrowitz

60 2007 Independent Director

Rowland Moriarty

67 1986 Independent Director

Robert Nakasone

66 1986 Independent Director

Robert Sulentic

57 2007 Independent Director

Raul Vazquez

42 2013 Independent Director

Vijay Vishwanath

54 2007 Independent Director

Paul Walsh

1990 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald Sargent

Mr. Ronald L. Sargent is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Staples Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Sargent served in various positions at Staples since joining the company in 1989. Mr. Sargent is also a director of The Kroger Co. and Five Below. Previous directorships include Home Depot from 2011 to 2012, Yankee Candle Company from 1999 to 2007, Aramark Corp. from 2002 until 2007 and Mattel, Inc. from 2004 to 2011.

Joseph Doody

Mr. Joseph G. Doody has been appointed as Vice Chairman of the Company, effective February 2, 2014. Previously, Mr. Doody served as President—Staples North American Delivery since March 2002. Prior to that, he served as President—Staples Contract & Commercial from November 1998, when he first joined Staples, until March 2002.

Christine Komola

Ms. Christine T. Komola has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer of Staples Inc. Prior to that, she served as the Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller from July 2004 to January 2012. She also served as the Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager for furniture from January 2002 to July 2004. She has also held other roles within Staples since joining in April 1997, including Assistant Controller, Vice President of Planning, Margin and Control and Chief Financial Officer of Staples.com.

Shira Goodman

Ms. Shira D. Goodman has been appointed as President, North American Commercial of the Company, effective February 02, 2014. Goodman joined Staples in 1992 and played a key role in developing Staples’ delivery business model. She has served in a number of senior roles across the company, including strategy, marketing, human resources and operations. Goodman led the development and launch of Staples Reinvention as well as the company’s highly successful Make More Happen branding campaign.

Demos Parneros

Mr. Demos Parneros is President, North American Stores & Online of Staples Inc. Previously, Mr. Parneros served as President— U.S. Stores since April 2002. Prior to that, he served in capacities since joining Staples in October 1987, including Senior Vice President of Operations from March 1999 to March 2002 and Vice President of Operations from October 1996 to February 1999.

John Wilson

Mr. John B. Wilson is President - Staples Europe of Staples Inc., since September 2012. Prior to joining Staples, Mr. Wilson served as President and General Partner of Hyannis Port Capital from 2001 to 2011. Before founding Hyannis Port Capital, he held several other executive positions, including Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Gap, Inc., Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Staples, Inc., Senior Vice President of Northwest Airlines, and Vice President/Partner at Bain & Company.

Michael Williams

Mr. Michael T. Williams is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Staples Inc., since December 2014. Previously he served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since November 2012. Prior to joining Staples, Mr. Williams served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Sony Electronics, Inc., a consumer electronics company, from March 2004 to October 2012 with responsibility for legal operations of several professional and consumer electronics companies in the U.S., Central America and South America. Before joining Sony, Mr. Williams was a partner at the law firms of Heller Ehrmann LLP from April 1998 to March 2004 and Andrews Kurth LLP from February 1991 to April 1998. Mr. Williams also served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Frank Bifulco

Mr. Frank Bifulco has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Marketing of the Company effective June 23, 2014. Bifulco previously served as Chief Marketing Officer at Home Depot. He has held marketing leadership positions at Coca-Cola and Timberland. In addition, he was president of North American sales at Hasbro. Bifulco is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and holds master’s degrees from Cornell University and Central Michigan University.

Basil Anderson

Mr. Basil L. Anderson is an Independent Director of Staples Inc. Mr. Anderson is also a director of Hasbro, Inc., Becton, Dickinson and Company, and Moody's Corporation. He served as a director of CRA International, Inc. until January 2011. Among his many qualifications, Mr. Anderson has executive experience in corporate finance gained in part from his position as Chief Financial Officer of Campbell Soup Company and, prior to that, Scott Paper Company.

Drew Faust

Dr. Drew G. Faust is an Independent Director of Staples Inc. Dr. Faust is President of Harvard University since 2007. As President, Dr. Faust is responsible for all aspects of Harvard's academic and administrative activities, which include operations and research and teaching activities across the globe. Dr. Faust also serves on the board of Harvard Management Company, which is responsible for investing Harvard's endowment and related financial assets to produce long term results to support the education and research goals of the university. Dr. Faust led the transformation of Harvard's governance structures.

Justin King

Mr. Justin M. King is an Independent Director of Staples Inc. He is Chief Executive Officer of J Sainsbury plc, a food and non-food retailer, since March 2004, where he is also Chairman of the Operating Board. Prior to joining J Sainsbury plc, he was an Executive Director of Marks and Spencer Group plc from September 2002 to March 2004. Mr. King has retail experience having held a number of senior positions at ASDA/Wal-Mart in Trading, HR and Retail, as Managing Director of Häagen Dazs UK and having spent much of his early career with Mars Confectionery and Pepsi International. He also served on the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Group from November 2010 to December 2012.

Carol Meyrowitz

Ms. Carol M. Meyrowitz is an Independent Director of Staples Inc. She is Chief Executive Officer of The TJX Companies, Inc., a retailer of apparel and home fashions, since 2007 and a director since 2006. Ms. Meyrowitz was President of TJX from October 2005 to January 2011. Prior to that, Ms. Meyrowitz was President of The Marmaxx Group, division of TJX, from January 2001 to January 2005, and was employed in an advisory role for TJX from January 2005 to October 2005 and consulted for Berkshire Partners L.L.C., a private equity firm, from June 2005 to October 2005. Ms. Meyrowitz is also a director of The TJX Companies, Inc. Previous directorships include Amscan Holdings, Inc. from 2005 to 2012, and Yankee Candle Company from 2004 until 2007.

Rowland Moriarty

Dr. Rowland T. Moriarty is an Independent Director of Staples Inc. He is Chairman of the Board of CRA International, Inc., a worldwide economic and business consulting firm, since May 2002. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Cubex Corporation, a privately-held consulting company, since 1992. From 1981 to 1992, Dr. Moriarty was a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School where he taught, among other subjects, marketing. Dr. Moriarty is also a director of WEX, Inc. and Virtusa Corporation. Until 2006, Dr. Moriarty served as a director of Trammel Crow Company, which contributed to his comprehensive understanding of real estate matters.

Robert Nakasone

Mr. Robert C. Nakasone is an Independent Director of Staples Inc. He is Chief Executive Officer of NAK Enterprises, owned investment and consulting company, since January 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Nakasone served as Chief Executive Officer of Toys "R" Us, Inc. from 1998 to 1999 and in other positions at that company from 1985 to 1998. While serving as Vice-Chairman, Worldwide Toy Stores and President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Nakasone led the company's international expansion into 27 countries throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Mr. Nakasone is also a director of Hormel Foods Corporation. Previously, Mr. Nakasone served as a director of eFunds Corporation from 2003 until the sale of the company to Fidelity National Information Services in 2007.

Robert Sulentic

Mr. Robert E. Sulentic is an Independent Director of Staples Inc. He is Chief Executive Officer of CBRE, Inc., a global commercial real estate services company, since December 2012 and President since March 2010. Mr. Sulentic has been a member of the CBRE Board since December 2012. He previously served as President of the company's Development Services business from December 2006 to April 2011. Mr. Sulentic previously served as Chief Financial Officer of CBRE from March 2009 and Group President from July 2009, each until March 2010. Mr. Sulentic was a member of CBRE's Board and Group President of Development Services, Asia Pacific and Europe, Middle East and Africa from December 2006 through March 2009. Mr. Sulentic was a director of Trammell Crow Company from December 1997 through December 2006, and served as its Chairman of the Board from May 2002 through December 2006. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Trammell Crow Company from October 2000 through December 2006 and prior to that served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 1998 to October 2000.

Raul Vazquez

Mr. Raul Vazquez serves as an Independent Director of Staples Inc. He is Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Progress Financial Corporation or Progreso Financiero, a financial services company serving the needs of the growing Hispanic market, since April 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Vazquez served as an Executive Vice President of Global e-Commerce at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from February 2011 to August 2011. He also served as Executive Vice President and President of Wal-Mart West at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from February 2010 to February 2011. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Walmart.com USA LLC from February 2007 to February 2010, where he oversaw all day-to-day operations and focused on providing multi-channel options for customers. He joined Walmart.com in 2002. He is an e-commerce veteran and has experience and leadership in e-commerce and retail including hands-on, leadership experience at Wal-Mart and Walmart.com in marketing and operations, among other roles.

Vijay Vishwanath

Mr. Vijay Vishwanath is an Independent Director of Staples Inc. He is Partner at Bain & Company, a management consulting firm, since 1993. Mr. Vishwanath first joined Bain in 1986 and leads its consumer products practice. Prior to joining Bain, Mr. Vishwanath worked at Procter & Gamble. Mr. Vishwanath previously served as a director of Yankee Candle Company from 2005 to 2007.

Paul Walsh

Mr. Paul F. Walsh is an Independent Director of Staples Inc. Mr. Walsh served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of eFunds Corporation, a transaction processing and risk management company, from September 2002 until eFunds was acquired by Fidelity National Information Services in September 2007. Mr. Walsh also has been the owner and Chief Executive Officer of PFW Management, LLC, a consulting company, since February 2008. PFW Management, LLC does business as Calera FinTech Advisors and targets investments in the financial services and business services industry in concert with Calera Capital.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Ronald Sargent

6,856,250 62,329,720

Joseph Doody

1,057,095 10,465,691

Christine Komola

18,000 36,900

Shira Goodman

0 0

Demos Parneros

75,000 234,000

John Wilson

0 0

Michael Williams

0 0

Frank Bifulco

0 0

Basil Anderson

494,625 2,687,083

Drew Faust

0 0

Justin King

0 0

Carol Meyrowitz

0 0

Rowland Moriarty

0 0

Robert Nakasone

0 0

Robert Sulentic

0 0

Raul Vazquez

0 0

Vijay Vishwanath

0 0

Paul Walsh

0 0
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