LAKE ZURICH, Ill., May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world's largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Boris Elisman as its next Chairman, effective immediately. He succeeds Robert J. Keller, who will remain a Director. Elisman retains the titles of President and Chief Executive Officer.
"Boris has skillfully guided ACCO Brands through a period of unprecedented change in the office products industry," said Robert H. Jenkins, Presiding Independent Director. "Under his leadership, the company has gained share with key customers and in important categories, increased operating margins, and strategically deployed its capital to enhance shareholder value. The board looks forward to working with Boris in his expanded role.
"I also want to thank Bob Keller for his steady hand at the helm of ACCO Brands, both as Chief Executive Officer during challenging times, and as Chairman of our board," added Jenkins. "We are pleased that Bob has elected to stay as a Director as we continue to improve profitability, and grow revenue organically and through potential acquisitions."
About ACCO Brands Corporation
ACCO Brands Corporation is one of the world's largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products. Our widely recognized brands include AT-A-GLANCE®, Day-Timer®, Five Star®, GBC®, Hilroy®, Kensington®, Marbig, Mead®, NOBO, Quartet®, Rexel, Swingline®, Tilibra®, Wilson Jones® and many others. Our products are sold in more than 100 countries around the world. More information about ACCO Brands can be found at www.accobrands.com.
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