Roland C. Smith is the chairman and CEO of Office Depot, a leading global provider of workplace products and services. A seasoned senior executive, Smith has served as the president and CEO and on the boards of various public and private companies. His expertise includes increasing operating profit, directing corporate turnarounds, and overseeing integrations.
Most recently, Smith was the president and CEO of Delhaize America. He has also served as the president and CEO of The Wendy’s Company, the CEO of Triarc Companies, the president and CEO of American Golf Corporation, and the president and CEO of AMF Bowling Worldwide.
Aside from his roles at Office Depot, Smith is a director of The Wendy’s Company and chairs the board of directors and compensation and nominating committee of Carmike Cameras. He is also a member of the World Presidents’ Organization International and a national trustee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Smith graduated from the US Military Academy and served in the US Army for seven years.