Todd Hale was named Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Hale is responsible for defining the Company’s IT architecture, managing and overseeing IT projects and portfolio decisions, planning and developing applications supporting business operations, and ensuring the security of IT systems and processes.
Previously, Hale served as Senior Vice President, North American Chief Information Officer for Office Depot. During Hale’s time with Office Depot, he has led a number of transformational initiatives including the deployment of Global Merchandising, Supply Chain and e-Commerce solutions.
Hale joined Office Depot in 2004 where he held several positions of increasing responsibility such as Director, IT Supply Chain Systems; Senior Director, Merchandising, Marketing & Inventory Management Systems; and Vice President, North American Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Applications Development.
Prior to joining Office Depot, Hale held various IT leadership positions with the Eckerd Corporation. He began his career in retail consulting for Procter & Gamble and Walmart.
Hale holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a BS in Micro Biology from the University of Arkansas.