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Staples Appoints New Head of E-Commerce Staples Shira Goodman, President, North American Operations, Staples

Staples Appoints New Head of E-Commerce

2016-01-27 14:53

The office supplies retail giant has promoted Shira Goodman, a company veteran, to ramp up its e-commerce efforts in North America.

Staples has named Shira Goodman, currently President, North American Commercial, as new President, North American Operations. Goodman joined Staples in 1992 and has served in a number of senior roles across the company, including strategy, marketing, human resources and operations.

In her new roll as President, North American Operations, she will be responsible for Staples’ business-to-business, online and retail operations across the United States and Canada.

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Streamlining the Organization

Goodman wasn’t the only executive to receive a promotion. John Wilson, currently President, Staples Europe, has been named President, International Operations and Transformation. He will be responsible for operations in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America and Asia.

– We are streamlining the organization and building a simplified structure that will speed decision-making and enable us to focus on driving profitable growth. John and Shira have deep knowledge of Staples, and I’m very excited to work with them in their new roles as we position Staples for the future, says Ron Sargent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

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