Steve A. Odland
|Steve A. Odland|
|Occupation||President and CEO|
|Employer||Committee for Economic Development|
Steve A. Odland was a former chairman and chief executive officer of Office Dept. Inc., a position he assumed in 2005. He serves as president and CEO of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation  and is a director of General Mills, Inc.
Before joining Office Depot, Odland served as chairman, chief executive officer and president of AutoZone, Inc. from 2001 to 2005. He previously was an executive with Ahold USA, president of the Foodservice Division of Sara Lee Bakery and was employed by The Quaker Oats Company in various executive positions. Odland resigned as CEO of Office Depot in 2010.
Odland holds a bachelor of business administration from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.