Larry Hartley was named Senior Vice President, Supply Chain for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Hartley is responsible for delivering best-in-class procurement and supply chain support, driving continuous improvement and process standardization across the Company’s distribution network to optimize transportation services and inventory levels, while ensuring timely and affordable fulfillment.
Previously, Hartley served as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain for OfficeMax. During his time at OfficeMax, he successfully introduced and implemented a new philosophy into the company’s supply chain operating culture and led the integration of Canadian operations into a North American supply chain organization.
Prior to joining OfficeMax, Hartley held several supply chain positions at McMaster-Carr Supply Co. He is on Werner’s Customer Advisory Council and on the advisory board for the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute. He also serves on the board of directors and is a member of the executive committee for Aspire, one of the largest human services non-profits in the Chicago area.
Hartley holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University.