Staples Names Faisal Masud Chief Technology Officer
Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced Monday that it has appointed Faisal Masud to the newly created role of Chief Technology Officer. He had previously served as Executive Vice President of Global E-Commerce since joining the company in May, 2013.
In his new role, Masud will be responsible for both e-commerce and global technology and will report directly to Shira Goodman, Staples’ Chief Executive Officer and President.
During his time at Staples, Masud has driven the build-up of the company’s digital channels, lead e-commerce efforts across the organization and been instrumental in the continued development of Staples’ platforms and sites, including staples.com, staplesadvantage.com and related mobile assets.
Masud is an e-commerce veteran and has two decades of digital experience, building end-to-end, global e-commerce solutions that have driven growth and improved the customer experience.
He joined Staples from Groupon, Inc., where he was vice president and general manager, responsible for managing Groupon Goods’ global strategy and execution. Prior to joining Groupon, Masud was held various leadership roles at eBay and Amazon.