Staples Inc., based in Framingham, is the recipient of the National Association of Corporate Directors New England Chapter's 2014 Public Company Board of the Year Award. Staples, Inc. is the world’s largest office products company and second largest internet retailer. Under the guidance of its Board of Directors, Staples recently launched a strategic reinvention plan to better serve customers and accelerate the company’s growth. In 2013, Staples also reached multiple environmental sustainability milestones, and acquired Runa, a software company that helps online retailers increase sales by personalizing the shopping experience.
The Staples board will receive the award at a formal ceremony on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. More information about the award ceremony is available at www.nacdne.org.