Former personal care company exec joins OfficeMax board

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — OfficeMax announced that V. James Marino has been elected to serve on the company's board of directors.

"We are delighted to welcome Jim to the board of OfficeMax," said Rakesh Gangwal, chairman of OfficeMax.  "He brings significant expertise, insight and years of experience as a successful business leader, and we will benefit from having his perspective on the board."

Marino, 61, recently retired as president and CEO of Alberto-Culver company, a personal care products company, roles he had held since November 2006.  Marino previously served as president of Alberto Culver Consumer Products Worldwide from 2004 to November 2006 and as president of Alberto Personal Care Worldwide, a division of Alberto Culver, from 2002 to 2004.  Marino has been a member of the board of directors of PVH Corp., a leading apparel company, since 2007.