Office Depot Names Haas Chief Accounting Officer

Office Depot has appointed Richard Haas svp/chief accounting officer, effective June 14.

Haas was previously the company’s vp/tax, since 2014. Prior to holding that position, he was vp/tax for OfficeMax. He will report to evp and CFO Joseph Lower, and direct the activities of general accounting, financial services, financial systems, external reporting, tax and compliance for the company.

“Richard has demonstrated significant accounting and tax knowledge since joining Office Depot,” Lower said. “As part of the finance leadership team, he has greatly impacted the organization’s culture as we continue to transform our business.”