Nardelli considered for Office Depot chief

Former Home Depot CEO Bob Nardelli, the hard-charging executive with a reputation for a top-down management style, is among the candidates for the top executive post at Office Depot and OfficeMax. 

According to an article in the WSJ, the combined office products company hopes to name its CEO by September.

Nardelli left Home Depot in January of 2007 amid a clash with the board of his pay. He is the former CEO of Chrysler, and he currently serves as an advisor for private-equity firm Cerberus. 

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If the company is looking for

If the company is looking for someone to totally destroy it then Bob is the man. He made a mess of HD and it will never be the same.

If they appoint Nardelli - it

If they appoint Nardelli - it should take much less time to put the two in the tank.