Ronald "Ron" D. Boire is the CEO of Barnes Noble. He was the acting President and CEO of Sears Canada  and director at Retail Council of Canada. Boire was succeeded at Sears Canada by Carrie Kirkman. Before Sears Canada He was the President and CEO of Brookstone.
Ronald D. Boire has been named Chief Executive Officer of Barnes Noble’s Retail business, effective September 8, 2015. Mr. Boire is currently President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, Sears Canada (SCC.TO, SRSC).
Barnes Noble, Inc., is a Fortune 500 company, the largest retail bookseller in the United States, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products in the country. The company operates 647 retail stores (as of August 1, 2015) in all 50 U.S. states.