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OfficeMax Names New Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Monday, November 05, 2012

OfficeMax Names New Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer16:35 EST Monday, November 05, 2012CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, announced today that it has appointed Kim Feil as executive vice president and chief marketing and strategy officer, effective November 12. Feil will report to Ravi Saligram, president and chief executive officer of OfficeMax, and will have accountability for all aspects of marketing across the enterprise, with particular emphasis on brand management and evolution of the company's traditional marketing vehicles to new media including digital and social. "I am very pleased to welcome Kim to OfficeMax, as a strong advocate for the consumer and business customer," said Ravi Saligram, President and CEO of OfficeMax. "Given her considerable expertise in segmenting customers and leveraging strategic insights, I am confident she will champion innovation efforts across new business models, formats, services and categories to drive a highly differentiated OfficeMax brand."Most recently, Feil served as chief marketing officer and corporate vice president for Walgreen Co. Prior to Walgreen Co., Feil held marketing and business leadership positions of increasing responsibility at companies that include PepsiCo, Cadbury Schweppes, Information Resources, Inc. and Sara Lee.Feil earned a bachelor of arts degree in Journalism and English and a Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. About OfficeMaxOfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in integrating products, solutions and services for the workplace, whether for business or at home.  The OfficeMax mission is simple: We provide workplace innovation that enables our customers to work better.  The company provides office supplies and paper, print and document services, technology products and solutions, and furniture to businesses and consumers.  OfficeMax consumers and business customers are served by approximately 29,000 associates through OfficeMax.com; OfficeMaxSolutions.com and Reliable.com; more than 900 stores in the U.S. and Mexico; and direct sales and catalogs. OfficeMax has been named one of the 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies, and is the only company in the office supply industry to receive Ethics Inside® Certification by the Ethisphere Institute.  To find the nearest OfficeMax, call 1-877-OFFICEMAX.  For more information, visit www.officemax.com.All trademarks, service marks and trade names of OfficeMax Incorporated used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of OfficeMax Incorporated. Any other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners. Media Contact  Investor Contact Julie Treon Mike Steele630 864 6155630 864 6826SOURCE OfficeMax Incorporated