Office Depot names new CEO

Office Depot, Inc., in Boca Raton announced today that Gerry P. Smith has been appointed as the company’s chief executive officer.

(The Palm Beach Post)
(The Palm Beach Post)

He starts on Feb. 27, 2017. Gerry Smith will succeed current CEO Roland Smith, who previously announced his intention to retire from the company.

Gerry Smith is the current executive vice president and chief operating officer at Lenovo Group, a $45 billion leading global technology company. During his time at Lenovo, Office Depot said he was “instrumental in defining and leading the company’s ambitious growth objectives and operational efficiencies, which drove increases in market share and profitability.”

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