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November 5, 2013

Office Depot and OfficeMax announced the completion of their merger late Tuesday and from the looks of third quarter results released the same day the deal should prove beneficial to both companies.

July 8, 2013

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.

April 9, 2013

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.

February 20, 2013

The office retail field narrowed Wednesday, as OfficeMax and Office Depot officially announced an agreement to merge into a single company.

January 4, 2013

Office Depot on Friday announced that Kevin Peters had resigned from his role as president of the retailer’s North American division effective immediately.

May 24, 2011

After serving seven months in an interim capacity, Office Deport made a surprise decision and named long-time board member Neil Austrian as its new chairman and CEO.

April 18, 2011

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.

November 2, 2010

Office Depot this week disclosed that board member Neil Austrian will receive a $200,000 monthly...

October 26, 2010

Two days after announcing the resignation of chairman and CEO Steve Odland, Office Depot on...

October 25, 2010

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.

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