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Mary Sagat

Chief Executive Officer, Staples Canada


Mary Sagat - Chief Executive Officer of Staples Canada

As Chief Executive Officer of Staples Canada ULC, Mary Sagat is responsible for retail and online operations in Canada, overseeing more than 300 stores and, which carries over 250,000 products.

Mary joined The Business Depot Ltd. in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer and became Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations in 2013. She was appointed President in 2016 and became CEO in September 2017.

Before joining The Business Depot Ltd., Mary worked for Kmart Canada in various finance roles including Treasury Manager, Treasurer, Controller and ultimately, Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Kmart, she was Manager of Planning at Pharma Plus Drugmart.

Mary is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University and holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration. She is a Chartered Accountant, having articled with Pannell Kerr MacGillivray, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. She has also completed the Harvard Strategic Leadership Development Program.

Mary is also Treasurer of the Retail Council of Canada. She is a former member of the Advisory Committee for the Ryerson School of Retail Management, the Bank of Nova Scotia Client Advisory Group and the Mastercard Merchant Advisory Group.

Mary is also an Executive Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma-Process Excellence.

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