This excerpt taken from the OMX 10-K filed Feb 22, 2010.
Our executive officers are elected by the Board of Directors and hold office until a successor is chosen or qualified or until their earlier resignation or removal. The following lists our executive officers and gives a brief description of their business experience as of February 22, 2010:
Sam K. Duncan, 58, joined our board of directors and became chairman of the board in June 2005. Mr. Duncan was first elected an officer of the Company on April 18, 2005 when he was appointed as chief executive officer. Prior to his election as chief executive officer of the Company, Mr. Duncan was president and chief executive officer of ShopKo Stores, Inc., a multi-department retailer, from October 2002 to April 2005. From 1992 to 2002, Mr. Duncan held various merchandising and executive positions with Fred Meyer, Inc. (a division of The Kroger Co.), a grocery retailer, including: president of Fred Meyer from February 2001 to October 2002 and president of Ralph's Supermarkets from 1998 to 2001. Mr. Duncan began his retail career in the supermarket industry in 1969 with Albertson's, Inc., where he held various merchandising positions until 1992. Mr. Duncan has been a director of Nash-Finch Company since 2007 and was a director of ShopKo Stores, Inc. from 2002-2005. On February 11, 2010, Mr. Duncan announced that he will retire in 2011.
Bruce Besanko, 51, was first elected an officer of the Company on February 16, 2009. Mr. Besanko has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Company since that time, and as chief administrative officer since October 2009. Mr. Besanko previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Circuit City Stores, Inc., a leading specialty retailer of consumer electronics and related services, from July 2007 to February 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Besanko served as senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer for The Yankee Candle Company, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles, since April 2005. He also served as vice president, finance for Best Buy Co., Inc., a retailer of consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment software, appliances and related services, from 2002 to 2005. On November 10, 2008, Circuit City Stores, Inc. filed a voluntary petition for reorganization relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; its assets are currently in the process of being liquidated under the jurisdiction of the bankruptcy court.
Deborah A. O'Connor, 47, was first elected an officer of the Company on July 8, 2008. Since that time, Ms. O'Connor has been senior vice president, finance and chief accounting officer of the Company. Ms. O'Connor previously served as senior vice president and controller of the ServiceMaster Company, a company providing residential and commercial lawn care, landscape maintenance, termite and pest control, home warranty, cleaning and disaster restoration, furniture repair, and home inspection services, from December 1999 to December 2007.
Sam Martin, 53, was first elected an officer of the Company on September 17, 2007. Since that time, Mr. Martin has been executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Company. Mr. Martin has responsibility for all areas of Retail, Contract and Supply Chain. Prior to joining the Company, he served most recently as senior vice president of operations of Wild Oats Markets, Inc., a natural foods grocery chain, from January 2006 through September 2007. Prior to joining Wild Oats, Mr. Martin served as senior vice president of supply chain for ShopKo Stores Inc. from April 2005 through December 2005 and vice president of distribution and transportation from April 2003 to April 2005. From 1998 until 2003, he was regional vice president, western region, and general manager for Toys"R"Us, Inc., a toy and baby products retailer.
Ryan T. Vero, 40, was first elected an officer of the Company on November 1, 2004. Mr. Vero has served as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer of the Company since June 2005. He served as executive vice president, merchandising of the Company from 2004 until June 2005 when he was promoted to executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. Mr. Vero previously served as executive vice president, merchandising and marketing of OfficeMax, Inc., beginning in 2001 and executive vice president, e-commerce/direct of OfficeMax, Inc.
These excerpts taken from the OMX 10-K filed Feb 25, 2009.
This excerpt taken from the OMX 10-Q filed Aug 7, 2008.
ITEM 4. SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.
We held our annual meeting of shareholders on April 23, 2008. A total of 76,966,045 shares of common and preferred stock were outstanding and entitled to vote at the meeting. Of the total outstanding, 70,537,728 shares were represented at the meeting.
Shareholders cast votes for election of the following directors whose terms expire in 2008:
Our shareholders approved the appointment of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2008 by a vote of 69,490,826 shares of stock for, 592,087 shares of stock against and 454,813 shares of stock abstaining.
Our shareholders voted to approve an amendment to the 2003 OfficeMax Incentive and Performance Plan to increase the number of shares of stock available for issuance under the plan to make certain other changes to the plan and re-approve the material terms of the performance goals under the plan by a vote of 57,899,742 shares of stock for, 6,523,351 shares of stock against and 475,086 shares of stock abstaining.
This excerpt taken from the OMX 10-K filed Feb 27, 2008.
This excerpt taken from the OMX 10-K filed Feb 28, 2007.
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