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Wayfair has named an e-commerce veteran from Staples to oversee supply chain and operations at the growing online retailer.

Wayfair announced that Sharif Sleiman has joined the company as vice president of supply chain and operations.

“We are delighted to welcome Sharif to the Wayfair team,” noted James Savarese, COO, Wayfair. “Sharif has been working at the forefront of e-commerce for the entire course of his career, leading logistics and supply chain operations for some of the biggest brands in online retail. We look forward to the leadership and insights that Sharif brings to the team as we rapidly expand and optimize operations to support Wayfair’s incredible customer growth.”

Before joining Wayfair, Sleiman held the role of VP of inside sales and e-commerce operations at Staples, where he led B2B sales growth, global e-commerce content creation and order management and logistics strategy. Prior to joining Staples, Sleiman was the Senior Director of Operations and Supply Chain for the Global Goods business at Groupon where he scaled a global logistics team for a one-year-old business. Previously, he held various leadership positions at eBay with responsibilities in logistics, supply chain, cross border trade, sustainability and global procurement.

“Wayfair is reinventing retail for an entire industry and taking e-commerce to an entirely new level as the company dramatically changes the way consumers shop for their homes,” said Sleiman. “I am thrilled to join a world-class technology company that is truly raising the bar on every aspect of the retail experience through tremendous focus and non-stop innovation. I look forward to working with James and the rest of Wayfair’s talented team to continue to build an exceptional retail experience for our customers – from desktop to delivery.”

Sleiman holds an MBA in finance from the University of North Carolina and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University.

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