BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) today announced that Kevin Peters, President, North America, is leaving the organization, effective immediately, to take the position of Chief Executive Officer at an industrial distribution company.
Neil Austrian, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Office Depot, will oversee the company’s North American business.
"In his five years with Office Depot, Kevin was instrumental in building a strong team while driving the strategic vision for our North American sales channels and our Supply Chain organization,” Austrian said. “We thank him for his many contributions to our company and wish him well in the future.”
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Office Depot provides office supplies and services through 1,675 worldwide retail stores, a field sales force, top-rated catalogs and global e-commerce operations. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately $11.5 billion, employs about 39,000 associates and serves customers in 60 countries around the world.
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