Roe J. McFarlane

Chicago, Illinois

President, Follett Higher Education Group

Experience at:
Follett Corporation, Follet Corporation - Higher Education Group, Redbox Automated Retail

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    Roe J. McFarlane
    Where I've Worked
    Follett Higher Education Group logo

    Aug 2019 – Present


    Follett Higher Education Group
    Follett Corporation logo

    Jan 2015 – Aug 2019

    EVP & Chief Digital Product Development & Marketing Officer

    Follett Corporation

    May 2013 – Jul 2016

    SVP Product Development - Retail eCommerce & Academic Technologies

    Follet Corporation - Higher Education Group

    Apr 2012 – May 2013

    SVP- Product Management & Customer Experience

    Redbox Automated Retail

    Apr 2012 – Apr 2013

    SVP Product Innovation & Online Customer

    Redbox Entertainment
    RR Donnelley Premedia logo

    Aug 2003 – Apr 2012

    VP, Product Management & Business Development

    RR Donnelley Premedia

    Jan 2007 – Jan 2012

    Vice President, Product Management, Marketing, and Business Development

    Digital Solutions Group & Premedia Technologies

    Jan 2005 – Jan 2007

    Director, Product Management & Business Development

    Premedia & Dynamic Publishing Solutions

    Jan 2003 – Jan 2005

    Senior Product Manager

    Digital Solutions, Premedia Technologies
    Corel Corporation logo

    Jan 2001 – Jan 2003

    Senior Product Manager, Creative Toolsets

    Corel Corporation

    Apr 1999 – Mar 2001

    Project Executive, International Manufacturing

    Investment & Exports Canada

    Jan 1999 – Jan 2001

    Project Executive, International Investment Projects

    Department of Investment & Exports

    Jan 1994 – Jan 1999

    Policy Analyst, International Education Projects

    Department of Advanced Education (college / University)
    Where I've Studied


    Masters, International Business & Marketing

    University of New Brunswick-Canada


    Bachelors, Business

    St. Francis Xavier University - Canada

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    President: eCommerce/Digital/Retail

    Reporting to the CEO of Follett Corporation, I am Responsible for a 1.8B P&L for eCommerce, Digital Marketing, Academic Tools and Programs, Campus B2B Marketing, Retail Store Marketing, Sales, Online & In-Store General Merchandising, Licensing, Store Planning and Design, Private Label Business (Fall Rush), and Follett's on Demand Customized Apparel Sales and Marketing.


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