Staples names new CIO

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Staples has announced the promotion of Christine Putur to CIO. In her new role, Putur will have global responsibility for information technology strategy and execution. Putur will report to John Mahoney, Staples vice chairman and CFO.

"Chris has demonstrated great leadership at Staples," said Mahoney. "She has deep knowledge of our customers and company with proven ability to align information systems to business goals. Chris will drive the IT organization as an important part of our success in the years to come."

Putur joined Staples in 1999, and has since held various leadership roles on the company's e-commerce, technology strategy, program management and US Retail technology teams. She most recently served as SVP information systems for the company's North American delivery businesses.