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03/21/14 - Lowe's Companies, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eighteen cents ($0.18) per share, payable May 7, 2014, to shareholders of record as of April 23, 2014. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 100 home improvement company serving approximately 15 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico.  With fiscal year 2013 sales of $53.4 billion, Lowe's has more than 1
03/12/14 - Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the ISI 4th Annual Retail Summit
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Michael A. Jones, chief merchandising officer, and Dennis R. Knowles, U.S. stores executive, will present at the ISI 4th Annual Retail Summit in Atlanta, GA. What: Presentation by Mike Jones and Dennis Knowles at the ISI 4th Annual Retail Summit in Atlanta, GA When: 11:35 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 19, 2014
03/06/14 - Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the UBS Global Consumer Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO, and Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, will present at the UBS Global Consumer Conference in Boston, MA. What: Presentation by Robert Niblock and Bob Hull at the UBS Global Consumer Conference in Boston, MA When: 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, March 13, 2014
03/04/14 - Lowe's Appoints Michael A. Jones Chief Customer Officer
--Gregory M. Bridgeford Sets Plans to Retire After 32 Years with Lowe's-- MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Michael A. Jones has been named the company's chief customer officer, effective April 30, 2014.  Jones currently serves as Lowe's chief merchandising officer, overseeing the full merchandise offering for all Lowe's U.S. stores and, as well as all global sourcing activities.  Jones will succe
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Richard D. Maltsbarger
Business Development Executive

Richard Maltsbarger has served as Lowe’s business development executive since 2012, and assumed the additional role of president of Orchard Supply Hardware in 2013. Orchard Supply, a west coast chain of neighborhood hardware and backyard stores, which Lowe’s acquired in August 2013, operates as a separate, standalone business of Lowe’s, retaining its brand and its San Jose headquarters. Maltsbarger led the Lowe’s team to acquire Orchard from bankruptcy.

As business development executive, Maltsbarger leads Lowe’s strategic planning and realization function, research and consumer insights, as well as the company’s innovation center. Over the past several years, he and his team have worked to expand Lowe’s portfolio of businesses. Maltsbarger joined Lowe’s in 2004 as director of consumer analytics and, during his tenure, served as senior vice president of strategy, vice president of strategic planning and vice president of research. Prior to Lowe’s, Maltsbarger served as a senior retail strategy consultant with IBM, advising firms in the retail, hospitality and distribution industries.

Maltsbarger earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in agricultural economics from the University of Missouri and an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis.