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April 4, 2014

Former Home Depot executive Troy Rice has joined Office Depot as EVP retail as the office products company continues to build out its senior leadership team in the wake of its merger with OfficeMax.

Rice replaces Juan Guerrero and will report directly to Roland Smith, chairman and CEO of Office Depot.

November 13, 2013

Office Depot announced its new CEO -- and it's not Bob Nardelli.

The office products company resulting from the merger of OfficeMax and Office Depot appointed Roland C. Smith as chairman and CEO, the company announced.

Previously, former Home Depot CEO Bob Nardelli had received consideration for the post.

August 14, 2013

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.

April 10, 2013

Thomas E. Markert brings to the board a background that includes roles at Office Depot, Citicorp and Procter & Gamble.

Chicago-based True Value Co. announced Wednesday that Thomas E. Markert has been appointed to its board of directors.

Markert has more than 30 years of business and marketing experience, including a role as senior VP strategy and innovation at Office Depot. He also held leadership positions at ACNielsen, Citicorp and Procter & Gamble.

July 14, 2011

Kevin Peters, a former Home Depot executive, has been named president, North America of Office Depot. This new position combines North American Retail (NAR) and North American Business Solutions (BSD) divisions. He will be responsible for all customer-facing sales channels (retail, contract, direct and e-commerce) and P&L in North America.

July 14, 2011

Kevin Peters, a former Home Depot executive, has been named president, North America of Office Depot. This new position combines North American Retail (NAR) and North American Business Solutions (BSD) divisions. He will be responsible for all customer-facing sales channels (retail, contract, direct and e-commerce) and P&L in North America.

May 2, 2011

ForestEthics, a hard-hitting environmental group that is running a campaign to protect endangered forests, has kept the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) organization in its crosshairs for the last several years. The forest industry’s largest certification program for wood products even has its own tab on the ForestEthics Web page: Viewers can click on “Stop SFI GreenWash” and read a critique of the group’s certification process, its membership, its nonprofit status and even its logo.


January 3, 2011

According to an article in the Farmington Patch, an Ace Hardware store in Farmington closed its doors.

The store's shopping center, the Downtown Farmington Center, has been hit with a rash of recent closings. Space previously occupied by Quizno's, Office Depot and Tuesday Morning remain empty, according to the article. The Ace store measured 19,200 square feet.

January 3, 2011

According to an article in the Farmington Patch, an Ace Hardware store in Farmington closed its doors.

The store's shopping center, the Downtown Farmington Center, has been hit with a rash of recent closings. Space previously occupied by Quizno's, Office Depot and Tuesday Morning remain empty, according to the article. The Ace store measured 19,200 square feet.

December 5, 2010

To lead its supply chain transformation, The Home Depot didn’t turn to just any retail...

To lead its supply chain transformation, The Home Depot didn’t turn to just any retail veteran with PowerPoint skills and a familiarity with trucking. In Mark Holifield, the Atlanta-based retail giant found an executive with a background tailor-made for the task of updating its logistics from a store-as-warehouse model to a rapid deployment system. His career in retail—at Office Depot and HEB Grocery—and his college major in distribution and transportation form a foundation for his current job.

June 15, 2008

The management shakeup at True Value continued last month, as two more merchandising executives resigned...

April 24, 2008

True Value announced April 25 the appointment of Mike Clark as senior vp and chief...

April 13, 2008

In mid-March, True Value senior vp and chief merchandising officer Steve Mahurin was in his...

March 26, 2008

True Value lost an executive known as a game changer within the Chicago-based co-op. Steve...