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Staples, Inc. Promotes Kristin Campbell To Senior Vice President, General Counsel
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jun 06, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced the promotion of Kristin Campbell to senior vice president, general counsel. Campbell, who previously served as senior vice president, deputy general counsel, will be responsible for the strategic management of the company's Legal group. Campbell reports to Ron Sargent, Staples' chairman and chief executive officer.

"Kristin is an outstanding and respected leader," said Sargent. "She has done an excellent job of shaping the vision for the Staples legal team, and will play an important part in supporting the company's growth in the future."

Campbell, a 13-year Staples veteran, has served in a variety of leadership roles within Staples' Legal group. Since 2005 she served as deputy general counsel, managing the legal team in its support of business and functional groups throughout the company. She has also been responsible for Staples' international legal matters in Europe, Asia and South America. Prior to joining Staples, Campbell worked at the law firm Goodwin Proctor in Boston. She is a graduate of Cornell University School of Law.

About Staples

Staples, Inc. invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and today is the world's largest office products company. With 74,000 talented associates, the company is committed to making it easy to buy a wide range of office products, including supplies, technology, furniture, and business services. With 2006 sales of $18.2 billion, Staples serves consumers and businesses ranging from home-based businesses to Fortune 500 companies in 22 countries throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates more than 1,900 office superstores and also serves its customers through mail order catalog, e-commerce and contract businesses. More information is available at www.staples.com.

SOURCE: Staples, Inc.

Staples, Inc.
Owen Davis, 508-253-8468
owen.davis@staples.com