ACCO Brands appoints Burton to board of directors

LAKE ZURICH - ACCO Brands Corp. announced Joe Burton has been appointed to its board of directors.

In his current role as chief executive officer for Telesign Corp., Burton leads an organization that services global enterprises by connecting, protecting and defending their digital identities. Prior to his current role, he served as president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of Poly (formerly Plantronics), a company that provides premium audio, video and conferencing products for businesses and consumers.

Previously, Burton held various executive management, engineering leadership, strategy and architecture-level positions at Polycom, Cisco Systems Inc. and Active Voice Corp.

"We are excited to have Joe join our board of directors. Technology is becoming a more significant part of our product portfolio. Joe's extensive expertise in technology and product development, as well as success driving digital transformation, growth acceleration and corporate/go-to-market strategies, will help guide us in our transformation journey to transition to a global consumer and brand-driven products company," said Boris Elisman, chairman and chief executive officer, ACCO Brands.

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