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Staples names head of Europe e-commerce

AMSTERDAM — Staples has named Willem Vos as director of e-commerce for Staples Europe. Vos will report to Peter Howard, SVP, head of Staples online and marketing for Staples Europe.

“Willem brings strong eCommerce skills and a broad experience to Staples,” said Howard. “He’ll define and lead the implementation of a long-term pan-European e-commerce strategy, driving growth in European online sales, while optimizing our websites in Retail markets to drive additional store traffic. Willem is a great addition to our team as we become a trusted source for office solutions to our customers.”

Willem join Staples from Sapient, where he worked as a director, responsible for Sapient’s multi-channel marketing and e-commerce business in the Benelux region. Previously, Willem held various leading positions within marketing and sales at Digitas London, AT&T Solutions, Ernst & Young and Accenture. He brings extensive management experience in new media, multi-channel operations, and e-commerce.