Framingham, Mass. -- Staples announced the appointment of Mike Edwards to executive VP, U.S. retail merchandising. He previously served as president and CEO of Borders Group and had also served as the company’s chief merchant.
“Mike brings proven leadership, great knowledge and experience to Staples,” said Demos Parneros, president of U.S. retail for Staples. “Mike will drive innovative merchandising initiatives across our U.S. stores, enabling us to continue to meet the evolving needs of the millions of small businesses and consumers who rely on Staples as their trusted source for office solutions.”