New CEO For Office Depot
Office Depot Monday announced that it has named Neil Austrian as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Austrian had held the position on an interim basis since last November.
"Our search for a new leader to guide Office Depot through these challenging economic times was very thorough. While we met many qualified candidates who were excited about the opportunity, we kept coming back to Neil," Marty Evans, the board member who chaired the search committee, said as part of the announcement.
"The Board firmly believes that Neil is the best person to lead Office Depot’s return to profitable growth and to attract and build talent for the future.”