Office Depot has nominated former president and CEO of Collective Brands Michael J. Massey to its board. If elected, he would fill the vacancy created by current director Brenda Gaines, who has decided not to stand for re-election at this year’s annual meeting.
OfficeMax and Office Depot have announced the committee members tasked with overseeing the process to select a CEO for the combined company and selection of the executives who will help to manage the integration planning process.
Office Depot didn’t have to look far in its search for a new agency of record, as the Boca Raton, Fla.-based office supplies and services company announced the selection of Fort Lauderdale-based Zimmerman Advertising.
Steve Odland has resigned as chairman and CEO of Office Depot just days after the Securities and Exchange Commission released a settlement agreement detailing how he and former CFO Patricia McKay violated the agency’s fair disclosure rules. Board member Neil Austrian will fill the CEO role on an interim basis while the executive search firm of Heidrick & Struggles locates a replacement.