Staples CEO To Step Down, Shira Goodman To Be Interim CEO

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Staples Inc. said late Tuesday Chief Executive Ron Sargent will step down from his position after the retailer's shareholder meeting June 14. Shira Goodman, Staples' president of North America operations, will become interim CEO, the company said in a statement. Staples will select a permanent CEO through a special committee with the support of an executive search firm. Shares of Staples fell 0.3% in late trading after ending the regular trading day up 1%.

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