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Janet Schijns

Senior Vice President, Chief Merchant and Services Officer


Janet Schijns was named Senior Vice President, Chief Merchant and Services Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in September 2017. In this role, Schijns will direct the merchandise and services strategy across all channels. Additionally, she will establish products and services to differentiate Office Depot, develop merchandise pricing and positioning strategies and manage vendor relationships. She will also oversee the copy, print and tech services growth strategies supporting the company’s omnichannel approach.

Previously, Schijns served as Senior Vice President, Services for the company. Prior to Office Depot, Schijns was Chief Channel Executive and Vice President for Verizon Business Markets where she defined, designed, and executed on expanded distribution and digital channel strategy serving Verizon Business Markets, Verizon Enterprise Solutions and Verizon Wireless Business Group. Prior to that, Janet held leadership roles at Motorola - Enterprise Mobility Solutions, the JS Group, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, First Fidelity and L’Oreal.

Schijns earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Montclair State University.