Recent Releases

01/27/17 - Lowe's Companies, Inc. Announces New $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting its commitment to return excess cash to shareholders, the Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today authorized a new repurchase program of $5 billion of the company's common stock. This new repurchase program has no expiration date and adds to the previous program's balance, which was $627 million as of Oct. 28, 2016. Repurchases will be subject to market conditions and will be made from time to time either in the
01/23/17 - Lowe's Appoints Jocelyn Wong As Chief Marketing Officer
Wong Brings 20 Years of Marketing and Merchandising Experience to CMO Role MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Jocelyn Wong has been appointed to the position of chief marketing officer, effective immediately. Wong most recently served as senior vice president and general merchandising manager for the seasonal business.  She will report to Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer, and succeeds Marci P. Grebstein who has
01/17/17 - Lowe's Appoints Marshall A. Croom Chief Financial Officer; Robert F. Hull Jr. To Retire
Croom Brings 30 Years of Financial and Operational Experience to CFO Role MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Marshall A. Croom, a 20-year Lowe's veteran, has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer, effective March 3. Croom succeeds Robert F. (Bob) Hull Jr., who announced plans to retire after 17 years with the company. Croom will report to Robert A. Niblock, Lowe's chairman, president and CEO.  Hull will r
12/07/16 - Lowe's Outlines Strategic Priorities and Long-Term Financial Targets at 2016 Analyst and Investor Conference
-- Company Reiterates Guidance for Fiscal 2016 -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) meets today with analysts and investors in Mooresville, North Carolina to discuss its strategic priorities and long-term financial targets. Lowe's Enterprise Objectives "We're focused on evolving our business to further drive trust and loyalty by empowering customers throughout their project journey.  Our customers take great pride in their homes and we
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Executive Management

Robert A. Niblock
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert A. Niblock
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer


Robert Niblock has served as chairman and chief executive officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc., since January 2005. In 2011, he reassumed the title of president, after having served in that role from 2003 to 2006. Niblock became a member of the board of directors when he was named chairman and CEO-elect in 2004. He joined Lowe’s in 1993, and during his career with the company, has served as director of taxation, vice president and treasurer, senior vice president, and executive vice... 

Marshall A. Croom
Chief Risk Officer
Marshall A. Croom
Chief Risk Officer


Marshall Croom was named chief risk officer in 2009, and is responsible for providing oversight and direction for the management of all material risks across the company, including enterprise risk management, workers compensation, internal audit, data management, quality assurance and information security. Croom joined the company in 1997, following an 11-year career with Ernst & Young, and most recently served as senior vice president of merchandising and store support. His prior Lowe’s experie... 
Rick D. Damron
Chief Operating Officer
Rick D. Damron
Chief Operating Officer


Rick Damron was promoted to chief operating officer in 2012. He is responsible for delivering the customer experience, including oversight of store operations, sales and service fulfillment, product fulfillment, real estate and facilities, and loss prevention and safety. Damron joined Lowe’s in 1981 and most recently served as executive vice president of store operations, where he oversaw all Lowe’s stores and Lowe’s specialty sales businesses, including installed, special order, commercial sale... 
Robert F. Hull, Jr.
Chief Financial Officer
Robert F. Hull, Jr.
Chief Financial Officer


Bob Hull has served as Lowe’s chief financial officer since 2003. He joined Lowe’s in 1999 as vice president of financial planning and analysis. Hull is responsible for accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations, and financial planning and analysis. He has more than 25 years of retail and financial management experience. Hull is a certified public accountant and earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting and business administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Richard D. Maltsbarger
Chief Development Officer & President, International
Richard D. Maltsbarger
Chief Development Officer & President, International


Richard Maltsbarger was named chief development officer in 2014 and president of international in 2015. He is responsible for corporate strategy and business development, as well as international operations and development.

From 2013 to 2015, he served as president of Orchard Supply Hardware, a chain of neighborhood hardware and backyard stores that Lowe’s acquired in August 2013.

Previously, Maltsbarger served as business development executive since 2012, where he led... 

Ross W. (Bill) McCanless
Chief Legal Officer, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer
Ross W. (Bill) McCanless
Chief Legal Officer, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer


Bill McCanless has served as chief legal officer, secretary and chief compliance officer since 2015. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s legal function as well as advising the chairman and board of directors on corporate governance matters.

McCanless previously served as general counsel for Lowe’s from 2003 to 2006 and most recently served as chief legal officer, general counsel and secretary for Extended Stay America, Inc. and ESH Hospitality, Inc. Prior to Low... 

Michael P. McDermott
Chief Customer Officer
Michael P. McDermott
Chief Customer Officer


Michael McDermott was named Lowe’s chief customer officer in October 2016. He is responsible for creating experiences that best serve customers and differentiate Lowe’s in an omni-channel environment, including leading customer insights, customer experience design, marketing, strategy, global sourcing and merchandising.

McDermott joined Lowe’s in 2013 as senior vice president and general merchandising manager - building and maintenance. He was named chief merchandising officer in 20... 

N. Brian Peace
Corporate Administration Executive
N. Brian Peace
Corporate Administration Executive


Brian Peace was named corporate administration executive in 2012, and is responsible for enterprise strategic sourcing, corporate communications, community relations, public affairs, employee communications, corporate facilities, corporate sustainability, corporate security, aviation, and corporate events and travel.

He joined Lowe’s in 1997 and previously served as senior vice president of corporate affairs and vice president of corporate communications, wh... 

Paul D. Ramsay
Chief Information Officer
Paul D. Ramsay
Chief Information Officer


Paul Ramsay was named chief information officer in 2014 and is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Lowe’s IT organization, including the continued development of a technology portfolio that seamlessly supports the operations of the company’s stores, distribution network, e-commerce platforms and future business technology needs. Responsibilities also include the operation of ATG Stores, a tech-based function that develops and launches customer-centric e-commerce platforms, and Lowe’s... 

Jennifer L. Weber
Chief Human Resources Officer
Jennifer L. Weber
Chief Human Resources Officer


Jennifer Weber joined Lowe’s as chief human resources officer in 2016. She is responsible for the global human resources practices, policies and operations that enable Lowe’s to attract, motivate, develop and retain outstanding employees.

Weber most recently served as executive vice president of external affairs and strategic policy at Duke Energy. Previously, she was Duke Energy’s chief human resources officer. She has more than 20 years of experience in human resources strategy, com... 

J. Todd Bleckley
Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager, Building and Maintenance
J. Todd Bleckley
Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager, Building and Maintenance


Todd Bleckley was promoted to senior vice president and general merchandising manager of building and maintenance in 2017. He is responsible for merchandising strategies for lumber and building materials, millwork, tools and hardware, and rough plumbing and electrical divisions.

Bleckley joined Lowe’s in 2004 and most recently served as merchandising vice president of tools and hardware. He also has served as merchandising vice president of home fashions, storage and cleaning. Prior t... 

Troy J. Dally
Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager, Seasonal and Services
Troy J. Dally
Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager, Seasonal and Services


Troy Dally was named senior vice president and general merchandising manager of seasonal and services in 2017. He is responsible for merchandising strategies for lawn and garden, seasonal living and outdoor power equipment, and for the development of Lowe’s services value proposition.

Dally, who has more than 20 years of home improvement experience, joined Lowe’s in 1999 and most recently served as senior vice president of customer experience. He also has served as senior vice presi... 

Clinton T. (Clint) Davis
Senior Vice President & General Merchandising Manager, Home Décor
Clinton T. (Clint) Davis
Senior Vice President & General Merchandising Manager, Home Décor


Clint Davis has been senior vice president and general merchandising manager of home décor since 2011. He is responsible for paint, flooring, appliances, cabinets and countertops, fashion plumbing, fashion electrical, home fashions, storage and cleaning. Davis joined Lowe’s in 2001 and previously served as senior vice president and general merchandising manager of kitchen and bath and in the same leadership position over the hardlines division. He also served as merchandising vice president of L... 
William W. (Bill) Edwards
Senior Vice President of Store Operations, North Division
William W. (Bill) Edwards
Senior Vice President of Store Operations, North Division


Bill Edwards was named senior vice president of store operations for the North Division in 2016. Previously, he served as senior vice president of operations for the South Division since 2011.

Edwards joined Lowe’s in 1993 and also has served as senior vice president of operations for the Southeast, South Central and North Central divisions, regional vice president of Lowe’s mid-Atlantic region based in Richmond, Va., and as store manager and district manager. He has more than 30 year... 

James K. Han
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Development
James K. Han
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Development


James Han was named senior vice president of strategy and development in 2017. He is responsible for developing corporate and business strategy, and accelerating strategic growth opportunities through new and emerging businesses, exponential innovation and corporate ventures.

Han joined Lowe’s in 2016 as senior vice president of business development. He has more than 20 years of leadership experience in product management, business development, strategy, marketing and operations, and ... 

Reginald B. Henderson
Senior Vice President, Talent Management
Reginald B. Henderson
Senior Vice President, Talent Management


Reginald Henderson was promoted to senior vice president of talent management in 2017. He is responsible for leading strategic workforce planning and talent strategies to ensure the company has the skills and capabilities required to compete in a rapidly changing retail environment.

Henderson joined Lowe’s in 2007 and most recently served as vice president, associate general counsel. He has more than 18 years of experience leading the creation and delivery of legal strategy to meet k... 

Matthew V. Hollifield
Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Matthew V. Hollifield
Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer


Matt Hollifield was promoted to senior vice president and chief accounting officer in 2005, after serving as vice president of corporate accounts payable since joining Lowe’s in 2002. Hollifield’s responsibilities include oversight of all corporate accounting, product accounting, inventory control, trades payable, expense payable and general accounting functions. He has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance and accounting and previously served as chief financial officer of Centu... 
Terry Johnson
Senior Vice President of Store Operations, West Division
Terry Johnson
Senior Vice President of Store Operations, West Division


Terry Johnson was named senior vice president of store operations for the West Division in 2016. Previously, he served as senior vice president of store operations for the North Division since 2012.

Johnson has more than 30 years of home improvement experience with Lowe’s. He has worked in various capacities in Lowe’s stores, from sales associate to store manager, and also has served as regional vice president and vice president of credit, project and event sales and market business s... 

Brent G. Kirby
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Brent G. Kirby
Chief Supply Chain Officer


Brent Kirby was named Lowe’s chief supply chain officer in 2016. He is responsible for overseeing Lowe’s state-of-the-art logistics and distribution network. He also continues to oversee the company’s omni-channel capabilities, which include in-home selling, contact centers, pro services, Lowes.com, installed services, extended protection plans and the services platform work stream. 

Kirby joined Lowe’s in 1986 and has worked in retail for more than 28 years. Over the years, he ... 

Tiffany L. Mason
Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer
Tiffany L. Mason
Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer


Tiffany Mason was promoted to senior vice president of corporate finance and treasurer in 2015. She is responsible for financial planning and analysis, investor relations and treasury functions.

Mason, who has nearly 20 years of experience in accounting and corporate finance, was previously vice president of finance and treasurer. She joined Lowe’s in 2006 as senior manager for external reporting and accounting policy, was promoted to director in 2007 and also has served as vice pr... 

Kevin S. Measel
Senior Vice President, Services
Kevin S. Measel
Senior Vice President, Services


Kevin Measel was named senior vice president of services in 2017. He is responsible for ensuring a seamless service experience for customer projects across all sales channels, including contact centers, in-home project specialist teams, product delivery and installation.

Measel has more than 30 years of retail experience in both store operations and merchandising, and most recently served as senior vice president of store operations for the South Division. He joined Lowe’s in 1994 as ... 

Sylvain Prud’homme
President and CEO, Lowe’s Canada
Sylvain Prud’homme
President and CEO, Lowe’s Canada


Sylvain Prud’homme was named president and CEO of Lowe’s Canada in May 2016. He is responsible for driving the Canadian home improvement business for Lowe’s, including RONA’s network of stores and independent dealers operating under other banners. Prud’homme joined Lowe’s as president of Lowe’s Canada in 2013, and he has more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian retail industry.

Prior to Lowe’s Canada, Prud’homme served as executive vice president of operations and merch... 

Scott R. Ross
Senior Vice President, Omni-channel Technology
Scott R. Ross
Senior Vice President, Omni-channel Technology


Scott Ross was promoted to senior vice president of omni-channel technology in 2017. He is responsible for providing technology support for Lowe’s stores, digital, supply chain and services, including pro services.

Ross most recently served as vice president of international and new businesses, and IT management, where he was responsible for leading IT strategy, development and support for Lowe’s businesses in Mexico, Canada and the United States.

Prior to joining Lowe’s in ... 

Stacey B. Ryan
Senior Vice President of Store Operations, South Division
Stacey B. Ryan
Senior Vice President of Store Operations, South Division


Stacey Ryan was promoted to senior vice president of store operations for the South Division in 2017. Previously, she served as a regional vice president of store operations.

Ryan has more than 15 years of home improvement experience. Prior to joining Lowe’s in 2012, she worked at Target in various store operations roles of increasing responsibility.

Ryan received a bachelor’s degree in merchandising and business from Florida State University.

... 
Janet M. Saura
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
Janet M. Saura
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel


Janet M. Saura was promoted to senior vice president and deputy general counsel in 2010, responsible for employee relations counseling, government transactions and compliance and certain litigation matters. Saura joined Lowe’s in 2006 to build a function within the legal department to focus on daily counsel, labor relations and compliance in the employment arena. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from Oakland University and her juris doctor from the University of Detroit.... 
Michael A. Tummillo
Senior Vice President, Pro Sales
Michael A. Tummillo
Senior Vice President, Pro Sales


Michael Tummillo was named senior vice president of pro sales in 2017. He is responsible for deepening and broadening Lowe’s relationship with pro customers to better serve their needs. He leads the pro sales teams across stores and national accounts, and oversees Alacrity Restoration Services.

Tummillo joined Lowe’s in 2004 and most recently served as general merchandising manager of building and maintenance. He has also served as merchandising vice president, rough plumbing and elec... 

Jocelyn Wong
Chief Marketing Officer
Jocelyn Wong
Chief Marketing Officer


Jocelyn Wong was promoted to chief marketing officer in 2017. She is responsible for overseeing the integrated marketing and communications strategy, including orchestrating a holistic seamless customer experience across channels to build affinity for the Lowe’s brand. She leads customer experience design, content strategy and development, customer relationship management, advertising and media for the U.S. home improvement business.

Wong joined Lowe’s in 2015 as senior vice presiden... 

Gary E. Wyatt
Real Estate Executive
Gary E. Wyatt
Real Estate Executive


Gary Wyatt was named real estate executive in 2012, and is responsible for designing, planning, construction and maintenance of retail and customer service spaces in the United States. Wyatt joined Lowe’s in 1984 as a commodity trader in the lumber division. He also served in a number of roles in research and marketing, and served as vice president of research before moving into site acquisition, development, engineering, construction and property management for more than 1,700 Lowe’s stores in ...