Kevin Peters, president of North American operations for Office Depot, has left the company for a CEO position at an industrial distribution company, the retailer announced Friday. The office supplies retail giant announced that the separation was effective immediately and Neil Austrian, chairman and CEO, will oversee the company's North American business.
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) today announced that Kevin Peters, President, North America, is leaving the organization, effective immediately, to take the position of Chief Executive Officer at an industrial distribution company. Neil...
Office Depot announced that it's appointed Kevin Peters as president, North America, a new position that combines the company’s previous North American retail and North American business solutions divisions.
Boca Raton, Fla. — Office Depot Inc. announced Wednesday that it has appointed Kevin Peters as president, North America, a new position that combines the company’s previous North American Retail and North American Business Solutions divisions. Peters was previously president of North American Retail. “For the first time, we are consolidating all of our North American operations under one leader, allowing us to break down silos, increase our productivity and improve the execution of our key initiatives,” said Neil Austrian, chairman and CEO. Other management changes announced by Office Depot on Wednesday included: Bob Moore was named executive VP
Office Depot admits it hasn't been taking care of business when it comes to its retail store customers. The big-box retail concept offering thousands of office supply products was no longer working. "Our model was broken," said Kevin Peters, head of the retail division for Boca Raton, Fla.-based Office Depot.
Office Depot will open its first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Commercial Interiors (CI) registered store. The global provider of office products and services expects the Austin, Texas, store to be certified a few months after opening.