board elects OfficeMax chief digital officer

Naperville, Ill. -- Jim Barr, executive VP and chief digital officer of OfficeMax Inc., has been elected to the board of directors of, where he will serve a two-year term. Barr joined OfficeMax in his current role in November 2011.

"It's an honor to join the board and help to play a role in advancing the organization's strategic mission, including helping to address the challenges and opportunities most pressing to us within the digital retail industry," said Barr. "As advances in technology allow consumers and businesses to shop in new ways, we also have the opportunity to reach our customers in new ways to engage them and build deeper brand loyalty. plays a crucial role in fostering the insights and dialogue needed to position online and omni-channel retailing to succeed."

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