Staples appoints VP for UK and Portugal retail
Office products retailer Staples has appointed Carlos Maia as Vice President UK and Portugal Retail and Online.
Reporting to John Wilson, president of Staples Europe, Maia will have responsibility for the retail and online business in the UK and Portuguese markets.
Maia previously headed up Staples Portugal where he expanded the Staples brand to stores across the country. In addition, he led a strategic initiative to integrate the online and retail channels in Portugal, and will lead a similar initiative in the UK.
Wilson said: "Carlos brings his proven leadership, a deep understanding of the Staples business and a wealth of management experience to his expanded role. I’m confident that Carlos will successfully lead our UK and Portugal teams to deliver a great customer experience and meet our business objectives."
Maia added: "As our customers’ needs evolve, Staples provides all the products businesses need to succeed. We understand that our customers are very busy, so we’re here to make it easy to shop in store, online or via mobile. I look forward to working closely with the UK team to help serve our customers and help drive growth."
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