Staples names John Burke as Chief Culture Officer
Jan 17, 2013 (M2 EQUITYBITES via COMTEX) --
Office products company Staples Inc (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced on Wednesday the appointment of John Burke to the newly created role of senior vice president, chief culture officer.
In his new role, Burke will lead global efforts focused on building Staples' culture and will be responsible for driving improved associate engagement. He will also champion Staples' approach to ethics, environmental sustainability, community relations and diversity and inclusion. In addition, Burke will also serve as president of the Staples Foundation, the company's non-profit philanthropic organisation.
Most recently, Burke was senior vice president, business services at Staples, leading Staples Global Print Solutions strategy. He joined Staples over 23 years ago and earlier has served as its VP of Human Resources.
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