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Jerri DeVard

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Jerri DeVard, Former Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer, Office Depot, Inc.

Ms. DeVard is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer of Office Depot, Inc., an office supply retailing company, a role she held from 2018 to 2020. Prior to joining Office Depot in 2017 as Chief Marketing Officer, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at The ADT Corporation from 2014 to 2016 and Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Nokia Corporation. Ms. DeVard has held senior marketing roles at Verizon Communications Inc., Citibank N.A., Revlon Inc., Harrah’s Entertainment, the Minnesota Vikings and The Pillsbury Company. Ms. DeVard was also principal at DeVard Marketing Group, a firm specializing in digital and multicultural branding and marketing strategies.


Ms. DeVard is a senior marketing executive with over 30 years of leadership experience at large global brands. She is highly experienced in the strategic, operational and financial aspects of integrated and online marketing including expertise in brand management, customer engagement and e-commerce. Ms. DeVard also brings extensive governance experience in consumer products, e-commerce, social impact, change management and digital transformation across national and global enterprises, all of which are key areas of focus for the Company. Ms. DeVard demonstrates strong advocacy for diversity, equity and inclusion objectives, including as founder of the Black Executive CMO Alliance (BECA), an alliance designed to champion corporate diversity and help build the next generation of marketing executives.


Ms. DeVard serves on the Cars.com Inc. Board of Directors (since 2017), the Root, Inc. Board of Directors (since 2020) and the Under Armour Inc. Board of Directors (since 2017). Ms. DeVard served on the Board of Directors of the Focus Impact Acquisition Corp. from 2021 to January 2022 and ServiceMaster from 2016 to 2018.