OfficeMax Names New Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

           OfficeMax Names New Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2012

CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax^® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a
leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, announced
today that it has appointed Kim Feil as executive vice president and chief
marketing and strategy officer, effective November 12. Feil will report to
Ravi Saligram, president and chief executive officer of OfficeMax, and will
have accountability for all aspects of marketing across the enterprise, with
particular emphasis on brand management and evolution of the company's
traditional marketing vehicles to new media including digital and social.

"I am very pleased to welcome Kim to OfficeMax, as a strong advocate for the
consumer and business customer," said Ravi Saligram, President and CEO of
OfficeMax. "Given her considerable expertise in segmenting customers and
leveraging strategic insights, I am confident she will champion innovation
efforts across new business models, formats, services and categories to drive
a highly differentiated OfficeMax brand."

Most recently, Feil served as chief marketing officer and corporate vice
president for Walgreen Co. Prior to Walgreen Co., Feil held marketing and
business leadership positions of increasing responsibility at companies that
include PepsiCo, Cadbury Schweppes, Information Resources, Inc. and Sara Lee.

Feil earned a bachelor of arts degree in Journalism and English and a Master
of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University in
Dallas, Texas.

About OfficeMax
OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in integrating products,
solutions and services for the workplace, whether for business or at home.
The OfficeMax mission is simple: We provide workplace innovation that enables
our customers to work better. The company provides office supplies and paper,
print and document services, technology products and solutions, and furniture
to businesses and consumers. OfficeMax consumers and business customers are
served by approximately 29,000 associates through; and; more than 900 stores in the U.S. and
Mexico; and direct sales and catalogs. OfficeMax has been named one of the
2012 World's Most Ethical Companies, and is the only company in the office
supply industry to receive Ethics Inside^® Certification by the Ethisphere
Institute. To find the nearest OfficeMax, call 1-877-OFFICEMAX. For more
information, visit

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respective owners.

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