OfficeMax Announces Chief Financial Officer Resignation

2008-08-20 07:45:00

    NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 20 /EMWNews/ -- OfficeMax

Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) today announced that executive vice president and

chief financial officer Don Civgin resigned his position effective August

29, 2008 to pursue another opportunity outside of OfficeMax. The Company

expects to commence a search for a new Chief Financial Officer as soon as


    "Don has provided sound business and financial counsel during his

tenure with the company and we wish him the best with his future

endeavors," said Sam Duncan, chairman and chief executive office of

OfficeMax. "We believe the current senior management and finance teams are

well-positioned to absorb Don's responsibilities in the near term, until a

permanent replacement is named."

    Civgin joined OfficeMax in October 2005 and was named executive vice

president and chief financial officer in November 2005.

    About OfficeMax(R) Incorporated

    OfficeMax Incorporated is a leader in both business-to-business and

retail office products distribution. The OfficeMax mission is simple: to

help our customers do their best work. The company provides office

supplies, print and document services through OfficeMax Impress(TM),

technology products and solutions, and furniture to large, medium and small

businesses and consumers. OfficeMax customers are served by approximately

32,000 associates through direct sales, catalogs, e-commerce and nearly

1,000 stores. For more information, visit:

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