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Office Depot, Inc. Announces Stephen M. Mohan as Executive Vice President of the Business Solutions Division

May 6, 2019

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2019--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading B2B integrated distribution company providing business services and supplies, products and technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Stephen M. Mohan as executive vice president of the Business Solutions Division (BSD), effective May 13, 2019. Mohan will report directly to Gerry Smith, chief executive officer.

In this role, Mohan will be responsible for accelerating growth of B2B sales across all customer segments and vertical markets. Additionally, he will provide day-to-day leadership and management to the contract sales function and help develop and implement short- and long-term initiatives that accelerate business results for BSD.

“Stephen brings the level of leadership, management and strategic vision necessary to grow our business from within and beyond our existing customer base. I look forward to him joining my executive leadership team,” said Smith.

Mohan joins Office Depot from XPO Logistics, where he served as senior vice president of sales and marketing, North American Transportation. Previously, he served as executive vice president and chief sales officer at Clean Harbors and senior vice president, field sales for Republic Services. His career began in 1999 at Reed Business Information, where he led acquisition and management of a large account portfolio for a leading provider of data and business information solutions.

Mohan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Bridgewater State University.

About Office Depot, Inc.

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) is a leading B2B integrated distribution company providing business services and supplies, products and technology solutions through its fully integrated omni-channel platform of approximately 1,350 stores, online presence, and dedicated sales professionals and technicians to small, medium and enterprise businesses. Through its banner brands Office Depot®, OfficeMax®, CompuCom® and Grand&Toy®, the company offers its customers the tools and resources they need to focus on their passion of starting, growing and running their business. For more information, visit  news.officedepot.com and follow @officedepot on  FacebookTwitter  and  Instagram.

Office Depot is a trademark of The Office Club, Inc. OfficeMax is a trademark of OMX, Inc. CompuCom is a trademark of CompuCom Systems, Inc. Grand&Toy is a trademark of Grand & Toy, LLC in Canada. ©2019 Office Depot, Inc. All rights reserved. Any other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONLINE RETAIL OFFICE PRODUCTS RETAIL SPECIALTY OTHER RETAIL

SOURCE: Office Depot, Inc.

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