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Cosby Named Office Depot President/North America

Monday July 21st, 2014 - 10:27AM

Mark Cosby.

Office Depot, Inc. has announced that the appointment of Mark Cosby as president/North America, reporting to Roland Smith, chairman and CEO. He will become a member of Office Depot’s executive committee and leadership team in addition to overseeing the company’s retail, contract sales, e-commerce, merchandising, marketing, real estate and supply chain functions in North America.

Cosby had been president/pharmacy at CVS Caremark Corp. He also served as Macy’s, Inc., president/stores; Sears, Roebuck & Co. president/full-line stores, and Yum! Brands, Inc. COO and chief development officer.

“I am very pleased to welcome Mark Cosby to our team,” said Smith, in announcing the appointment. “Mark brings three decades of significant leadership experience at large and complex retail operations, including serving as president of three leading retail chains. I believe Mark’s leadership style, skills and experience will enable him to quickly make a positive impact on our business.”