Staples Europe names new executives

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Staples has announced new appointments at its European division. Amee Chande has been named managing director U.K. retail and direct and Andrew Gabriel has been named director technology and services European retail.

Chande will have overall responsibility for Staples retail and delivery businesses in the United Kingdom, a key market for the company. Chande joined Staples in 2009 as SVP strategy, responsible for developing and driving the company’s growth agenda.

Gabriel will lead the development of technology and services initiatives for Staples retail operations in Europe. He will work with the company’s retail businesses worldwide to advance these important growth initiatives. Gabriel currently serves as managing director U.K. retail and direct.