Rob Koch was named Executive Vice President of Business Development for Office Depot, Inc. in August 2016. In this role, Koch is responsible for identifying and commercializing new business opportunities, rolling out Office Depot’s store of the future and expanding adjacency opportunities.
Previously, Koch served as Senior Vice President of Real Estate as well as Senior Vice President of Merchandising for Office Depot. In his 22 years with Office Depot, Koch has held various key leadership positions in both finance and operations, including Vice President of North American Finance and Vice President of Financial Planning and Corporate Development. Notable areas of focus have included the administration of the annual operating and strategic planning processes, the development and execution of the North American Real Estate plan and various targeted cost and price optimization initiatives.
Koch joined Office Depot in 1994 from Blockbuster Entertainment where he held various positions in the corporate finance division.