Depot names Steele VP of Investor Relations

Steele formerly held the same role at OfficeMax.Hare said: "We are excited about the depth of experience and expertise that…

Spicers makes e-commerce and category appointments

Spicers has announced a raft of appointments to bolster support for its reseller partners in 2014.Former Halfords man and e-commerce…

Presas to step down at CEPI

Teresa Presas is to leave her leadership role at the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) after ten years in…

Larard joins Floortex

Experienced OP executive Simon Larard has joined Floortex as European Sales and Marketing Director.Larard was most recently VP Sales and…

Geoff Making passes away

It is with great sadness that OPI has to report the death of the much-respected industry figure Geoff Making.Making, who…

Esselte’s McCormack to retire

Esselte's VP Sales and Marketing North America Ron McCormack is to retire from the company at the end of January.McCormack…

Damman named to soft-carrier board

Experienced European OP executive Peter Damman is to join the board of business supplies wholesaler soft-carrier.Damman has been appointed as…

Maggio to head TriMega

Mike Maggio is to be the new President of US dealer group TriMega.TriMega has been looking for a new President…

Radke leaving Herlitz

German stationery vendor Herlitz has confirmed that board member Thomas Radke will leave the firm at the end of the…

Office Depot appoints Hare to CFO role

New Office Depot CEO Roland Smith has turned to former Wendy's colleague Steve Hare for the CFO job at the…

No pain, no gain for Staples

It was another tough quarter for Staples, but it continues to make progress with its strategic transformation.Staples' full third-quarter results…

Schaefer Shop picks de Goei as Benelux chief

Former Jalema and Office Depot executive Wim de Goei has been appointed Managing Director Benelux at European reseller Schaefer Shop.De…

Boise exec Chung-Li Lee to retire following PCA acquisition

Boise's Director of International Supply Chain Chung-Li Lee has announced his retirement.Lee's position at Boise has been eliminated following the…

Press release: Staples hires CIO

Staples has appointed Tom Conophy as EVP/CIO, overseeing all aspects of the company's global IT organisation.Read the full press release…

Nectere creates Marketing and Data Director role

Dealer services provider nectere has appointed Dawn Kirby to the newly created position of Marketing and Data Director.Kirby has been…

Expanded Far East role for Spicers’ Jenson

Spicers has named Kim Kaare Jenson as General Manager for its Asia-Pacific operations.Jenson was previously General Manager for the wholesaler's…

Highlands expands cleaning and breakroom resources

US manufacturer rep group The Highlands Group has made two regional business development appointments at its cleaning and breakroom team.Kevin…

UOE set to host post office

UK independent dealer UOE has been selected as the new location for the East Finchley post office in north London.The…

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