Staples Board Names Robert Sulentic Independent Chairman

January 25, 2017 Staples Board Names Robert Sulentic Independent Chairman

Staples, Inc.’s board of directors has elected Robert Sulentic independent chairman of the board, effective January 29.

Sulentic, the current president and CEO of CBRE Group, Inc., joined Staples’ board in 2007 and most recently served as the board’s lead independent director. He succeeds Ron Sargent, who is retiring from Staples’ board January 28.

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About Staples 
Founded in 1986, Boston, MA-based Staples Inc. is the world’s largest office-products company with annual sales of US$25 billion. Staples has more than 90,000 employees in 26 countries. For more information, visit

About CBRE
CBRE Group, Inc. is a global provider of commercial real estate services, including facility management and janitorial services. For more information, visit