Christine Putur has served as our Director since March 2014. Ms. Putur was the Executive Vice President, Technology and Operations of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), a specialty outdoor retailer, until her retirement in March 2022.
Ms. Putur was previously the Chief Information Officer of Coach, Inc., a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories. Prior to Coach, Ms. Putur was a senior executive for Staples, Inc., a leading office supply retailer. She joined Staples in 1999 and held a variety of leadership positions, most recently as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Prior to that, she worked at Digital Equipment Corporation, a vendor of computer systems, for 15 years and participated in its merger with Compaq Computer Corporation, a developer and seller of computers and related products and services.
Ms. Putur holds a B.A .in Administrative Science and Math from Colby College and an M.S. in Management Information Systems from the Boston University Graduate School of Management.