Staples, Inc. announced the promotion of Theo van Brandenburg to president of its European Retail business, replacing Jacques Levy, who is leaving the company to pursue an opportunity at Sephora Europe. In his new role, Mr. van Brandenburg will be responsible for leading the growth of the company’s retail business in Europe and will maintain responsibility as the managing director of Staples' Office Centre Netherlands (OCN). Additionally, he will work closely with Staples European Catalog to maximize opportunities between the two European business units.
Mr. van Brandenburg joined Staples in 1999 when the company acquired OCN from Metro/Makro.
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