ACCO Brands Corp.

ACCO Brands Corp.

ACCO Brands Corp.

Date Founded



4 Corporate Drive,Lake Zurich, IL 60047-8997

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Paper Products
Computer Software
Appliances & Electronics
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries
Equipment & Office Supplies

Company Description

ACCO Brands Corp. engages in the manufacture and marketing of office, school, calendar products, and select computer and electronic accessories. It operates through the followings segments: ACCO Brands North America, ACCO Brands EMEA, and ACCO Brands International. The ACCO Brands North America segment includes the U.S. and Canada operations, wherein it manufactures, sources, and sells traditional office products, school supplies, and calendar products. The ACCO Brands EMEA segment deals with the design, sourcing, and distribution of storage and organization products, stapling, punching, laminating, binding and shredding products, do-it-yourself tools, and computer accessories in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The ACCO Brands International segments refers to the operations from the rest of the world, primarily Australia/New Zealand, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific The company was founded by Fred J. Kline in 1903 and is headquartered in Lake Zurich, IL.

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

President, North America Office & Consumer Products

Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand

Senior Vice President, Global Planning & Financial Analysis & Treasurer

Executive Vice President & President, Europe, Middle East & Africa

Board of Directors

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at ACCO Brands Corp.

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Xylem, Inc.

Publisher & Chief Executive Officer at Prestige Consumer Healthcare, Inc.

Former Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President at Essendant, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Pacific Market International LLC

Founder at Alliance Consulting Group, Inc.

Former Senior Vice President & President, Americas at Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.

Vice Chairman at James River Association

Professional at Howard & O’Brien Associates, Inc.

Former Senior Vice President-LaserJet & Enterprise Solutions at HP, Inc.

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ACCO Brands Corp., Acco Europe Ltd. purchase Esselte Sverige AB from Prospect Hill Growth Partners LP

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ACCO Brands Corp., ACCO Brands Australia Pty Ltd. purchase Australia Stationery Industries, Inc.

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ACCO Brands Corp. purchases MeadWestvaco Corp. /Consumer & Office Products Business from MeadWestvaco Corporation

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Former Of Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Partner at Reed Smith LLP


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