Montgoris joins OfficeMax board


27 July 2007 — Naperville (IL): William Montgoris has been elected to join the OfficeMax board of directors, serving on the audit and executive compensation committees.

Montgoris has been a member of the board of Stage Stores since 2004 and is also a trustee of five funds within The Reserve Funds family of money market mutual funds. He retired from Bear Stearns after 20 years, where he had held several management positions, including COO and CFO.


Sam Duncan, chairman and CEO, said: "We welcome the financial and operational experience that Bill brings to the board. I am confident that we will benefit greatly from his counsel."