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Johansson Named Office Depot Chief Strategy Officer

Monday March 31st, 2014 - 12:37PM

Office Depot has announced it appointed Juliet Johansson executive vp and chief strategy officer. Johansson is a member of the retailer’s executive committee and reports to Roland Smith, chairman and CEO, Office Depot stated.

Johansson has been senior vp, global commercial business for dental implant manufacturer Biomet 3i, a company she advised during her time with The Blackstone Group. Office Depot noted that Johansson spent a decade in strategic advisory positions with McKinsey & Co. and The Blackstone Group.

“Juliet brings the ideal mix of advisory talent and practical experience necessary to lead our efforts to define and develop key strategic initiatives,” Smith said in announcing the appointment. “Her proven track record of developing and implementing strategy in diverse business environments gives me great confidence that she will be instrumental in our work to identify exciting new growth opportunities.”