FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2017--
Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that it has appointed Jeff
Hall to the newly created role of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and
In this new role, Hall will oversee Finance, Strategic Planning,
Corporate Development, Investor Relations, Real Estate, Customer Service
and High-Growth markets, and will report directly to Shira Goodman,
Staples’ Chief Executive Officer and President.
“Jeff has a proven track record of helping transform companies in
challenging industries, and of creating value for customers and
shareholders,” said Goodman. “In this new position he will lead critical
functions supporting Staples as we continue to execute our 20/20
“I’m excited to join Staples in this new role,” said Hall. “Staples is
an iconic brand and company that started an entire industry. Staples is
already one of the largest e-commerce companies in North America, and
with its strong delivery business and retail, I believe it has all the
right assets to be successful in the long-term.”
Hall joins Staples from SunEdison Semiconductor, where for the past
three years he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice
President of Finance and Administration, responsible for Finance,
Information Technology, and Human Resources. In that role, he oversaw
both a successful IPO and a significant transformation of the company.
Prior to that, Hall was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer at Express Scripts, where he helped drive the growth of the
company from $20 billion in revenue to a $100 billion leader in pharmacy
benefit management services through organic growth and strategic
About Staples, Inc.
Staples helps small business customers
make more happen by providing a broad assortment of products, expanded
business services and easy ways to shop – in stores, online, via mobile
or through social apps. Staples Business Advantage, the
business-to-business division, caters to mid-market, commercial and
enterprise-sized customers by offering a one-source solution for the
products and services they need, combined with best-in-class customer
service, competitive pricing and a state-of-the-art ecommerce site.
Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples, Inc. operates throughout North
and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. More
information about Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.
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