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Gerry P. Smith

Gerry P. Smith, Chief Executive Officer and Director, The ODP Corporation

Gerry P. Smith is chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of The ODP Corporation, a leading provider of business services, products and digital workplace technology solutions to businesses and consumers through its operating businesses: Office Depot, LLC, ODP Business Solutions, LLC, Veyer, LLC and Varis, Inc. Since 2017, Mr. Smith has transformed The ODP Corporation from a traditional retail company to a company with four distinct businesses – a B2C, B2B, supply chain and technology procurement platform business. Also, in January 2022, Mr. Smith became a founding member of the Advisory Board for Zero100—a global coalition of CEOs, chief operating officers and chief supply chain officers working to accelerate progress towards zero-percent carbon and 100 percent digital supply chains.

From 2006 to 2017, Mr. Smith served in positions of increasing strategic and operational responsibility at Lenovo, most recently as COO for the PC and server organizations. Prior to that, he held international and other leadership roles at Dell, including oversight of multiple lines of business and operational, procurement, marketing and development roles.

Mr. Smith is chair of the compensation committee.