Michael Allison was named Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in March 2017. In this role, Allison is responsible for all Human Resources functions, Communications and Events, IT, Loss Prevention, Real Estate, Construction, Procurement and Aviation.
Previously, Allison served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Chief People Officer for Office Depot. He joined Office Depot in 2006 as Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to Office Depot, Allison served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Victoria’s Secret Direct. Before joining Victoria’s Secret, he was Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Bank One and Senior Vice President of Human Resources for National City Bank, both in Dayton, Ohio.
Allison began his career as a practicing attorney specializing in Labor and Employment Law. A native of Cleveland,Ohio, he graduated in 1979 from John Carroll University and received his law degree in 1982 from The Ohio State University College of Law.