Office Depot CFO to Step Down
Delray Beach, Fla. Office Depot announced on Tuesday that Patricia McKay, executive VP and CFO, has resigned effective March 1. Charles Brown, Office Depot’s president, international, will serve as acting CFO following McKay’s departure, the company reported.
Brown was Office Depot’s executive VP and CFO from 2001 to 2005. Office Depot said it plans to begin its search for a permanent CFO immediately and will announce a successor when this process is completed.
Family Dollar names human resources head
MATTHEWS, N.C. Family Dollar Stores today announced that Bryan Venberg has been named to the position of senior vp of human resources. Venberg will report to Howard Levine, chairman of the board and ceo.
Prior to joining Family Dollar, Venberg served as senior vp of operations of customer service and human resources with ShopNBC. He has held similar positions with Target, as well as with Marshall Fields.
Staples to offer free tax return copies
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. Staples announced today that it will be offering its customers free copies of their 2007 tax returns. On April 15, Staples Copy & Print Centers nationwide will provide free copies, up to 20 pages, of 2007 tax returns.
“We have all become so comfortable storing and sending data electronically, that many people are not keeping hard copies of important documents,” said John Burke, senior vp of business services at Staples. “Nothing is easier to access and more reliable than a paper copy of your taxes, which is why Staples is offering free copies of tax returns.”