Office Depot, Inc. Appoints Scott Kriss Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading omnichannel provider of business services and supplies, products and technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Scott Kriss as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, effective April 3, 2018.

Kriss will report to Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Joseph Lower, and will lead and direct the activities of General Accounting, Financial Services, Financial Systems, External Reporting, and Sox Compliance for the company.

“Scott has significant retail experience, proven leadership skills and a collaborative mindset that will greatly benefit us as we continue to transform Office Depot,” said Lower.

Kriss most recently served as SVP, Chief Accounting & Tax Officer for The Wendy’s Company, responsible for all aspects of The Wendy’s Company’s accounting and tax functions. Prior to joining The Wendy’s Company, he held positions at Bacardi-Martini, Inc., Tween Brands, Inc., Limited Brands, Inc. and Arthur Andersen & Co.

Kriss holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia. He also served as a Board Member for Junior Achievement of Central Ohio and The Wendy’s Foundation, among others.