Boca Raton, Fla. – Office Depot Inc. has named retail veteran Mark Cosby as president, North America. Cosby, 55, most recently served as president of pharmacy at CVS Caremark. He will be a member of Office Depot’s executive committee and leadership team and report to Roland Smith, chairman and CEO of Office Depot.
Cosby joins Office Depot following a 30-year career at a number of leading retail chains. Prior to CVS, Cosby spent five years at Macy’s Inc., where he served in a number of executive roles, including president, stores.
Previously, Cosby served as president, full-line stores at Sears, Roebuck & Co. and COO and chief development officer at Yum Brands Inc.
Cosby "brings three decades of significant leadership experience at large and complex retail operations, including serving as president of three leading retail chains," said Office Depot chairman and CEO Roland Smith. "I believe Mark's leadership style, skills and experience will enable him to quickly make a positive impact on our business."