Staples Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) chief executive officer Ron Sargent will step down from the job next month, handing the reins on an interim basis to North America president Shira Goodman.

Sargent and the board “mutually agreed” on the move, the Framingham, Massachusetts-based company said in a statement Tuesday. The 60-year-old will leave the job after the office-supply chain’s annual shareholder meeting on June 14, though he will remain a director and nonexecutive chairman until Jan. 28.

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