Recent Releases

05/27/16 - Lowe's Holds Annual Meeting Of Shareholders
Board of Directors Declares 25.0% Percent Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual meeting of shareholders today, Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock informed shareholders that strategic investments focused on long-term growth and enhancing customer experiences enabled the company to deliver strong financial performance in 2015. Niblock highlighted the company's continued emphasis on buil
05/25/16 - Lowe's to Webcast Presentation from the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Consumer & Retail Conference
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces that Robert F. Hull, Jr., chief financial officer, and Michael A. Jones, chief customer officer, will present at the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Consumer & Retail Conference in Boston, MA.   What:   Presentation by Bob Hull and Mike Jones at the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Consumer & Retail Conference in Boston, MA When: 10:40 a.m. Eastern Ti
05/20/16 - Lowe's Completes Acquisition of RONA
-Together, Lowe's Canada and RONA Have 539 Store Locations, Pro Forma Canadian Revenues of C$6 Billion Companies are Well-Positioned for Growth in Canada's Over C$45 Billion Home Improvement Market- MOORESVILLE, N.C. and BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) ("Lowe's" or the "Company") today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of RONA inc. ("RONA"), in a transaction valued at C$3.2 billion (US$2.4 billion)
05/20/16 - Lowe's to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2016. What:              Lowe's Annual Meeting of Shareholders When:             10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 27, 2016 Where:             Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at http://www.Lowes.com/investor                         Click Webcasts and then Lowe's
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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.

Michael A. Jones
Chief Customer Officer
Michael A. Jones
Chief Customer Officer


Michael Jones was named Lowe’s chief customer officer in 2014 and is responsible for company initiatives designed to differentiate Lowe’s in an omnichannel environment. He leads the U.S.-based customer experience and strategy organizations, merchandising, marketing, and digital interfaces.   Jones joined Lowe’s as chief merchandising officer in January 2013 and was responsible for the merchandising offering for Lowe’s US stores and Lowes.com, as well as all global sourcing activities. ... 

Richard D. Maltsbarger
Chief Development Officer and President of International
Richard D. Maltsbarger
Chief Development Officer and President of 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 west coast 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 ... 

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... 

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... 

Troy J. Dally
Senior Vice President, Customer Experience
Troy J. Dally
Senior Vice President, Customer Experience


Troy Dally was named senior vice president of customer experience in 2016. He is responsible for customer experience design, integrated experience design and development, experience architecture and narrative-driven design, customer experience activation, and multi-channel testing and commercialization.

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 multi-channel testing and commercialization... 

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... 

Marci P. Grebstein
Chief Marketing Officer
Marci P. Grebstein
Chief Marketing Officer


Marci Grebstein was promoted to chief marketing officer in 2015. She is responsible for developing integrated marketing and communications strategies, including leading digital marketing, consumer relationship management, content strategy and development, and all advertising and media for the U.S. home improvement business.

Grebstein joined Lowe’s earlier in 2015 as vice president of advertising. She has more than 20 years of experience in leading retail marketing, advertising ... 

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... 
Robert Ihrie Jr.
Senior Vice President, Compensation & Benefits
Robert Ihrie Jr.
Senior Vice President, Compensation & Benefits


Robert (Bob) Ihrie was named senior vice president of compensation and benefits in 2014 and is responsible for compensation, benefits, relocation, central leave and disability management, human resources shared services and human resources communications.

Bob previously served as senior vice president of human resources, responsible for the human resources generalists for Lowe’s stores, distribution centers and customer support centers; senior vice president, responsible for e... 

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... 

Michael P. McDermott
Chief Merchandising Officer
Michael P. McDermott
Chief Merchandising Officer


Michael P. McDermott was named chief merchandising officer in 2014. He is responsible for the merchandising offering for Lowe’s stores and Lowes.com, value improvement, pricing and promotion, as well as all global sourcing activities.

McDermott joined Lowe’s in 2013 as senior vice president and general merchandising manager- building and maintenance, and was responsible for the lumber & building materials, millwork, hardware & tools and rough plumbing & electrical divisions.  ... 

Kevin S. Measel
Senior Vice President of Store Operations, South Division
Kevin S. Measel
Senior Vice President of Store Operations, South Division


Kevin Measel was named senior vice president of store operations for the South Division in 2016. Previously, he served as senior vice president of store operations for the West Division since 2012.

Measel has more than 30 years of retail experience in both store operations and merchandising, including the role of merchandising vice president, nursery. He joined Lowe’s in 1994 as a team leader at the Lowe’s Wilmington Pike, Ohio store and has held a number of positions of increasing re... 

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... 

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.... 
Erin K. Sellman
Senior Vice President, Strategy, Insights and Planning
Erin K. Sellman
Senior Vice President, Strategy, Insights and Planning


Erin Sellman was promoted to senior vice president of strategy, insights and planning in 2015. She is responsible for corporate strategy, business unit strategy, market and consumer research, as well as the planning and process organization.

Sellman joined Lowe’s in 2004 and most recently served as vice president of strategy and insights. She also has served as vice president of strategy and alignment, director of corporate strategy, director of new market development, manager o... 

Michael A. Tummillo
Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager, Building and Maintenance
Michael A. Tummillo
Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager, Building and Maintenance


Michael A. Tummillo was named senior vice president and general merchandising manager of building and maintenance in 2014. He is responsible for merchandising strategies for lumber and building materials, millwork, tools and hardware, and rough plumbing and electrical divisions.

Tummillo served most recently as merchandising vice president, rough plumbing and electrical, where he also focused on product needs of the professional customer.  He joined Lowe’s in 2004 as vice pres... 

Jocelyn Wong
Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager, Seasonal Products
Jocelyn Wong
Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager, Seasonal Products


Jocelyn Wong was named senior vice president and general merchandising manager of seasonal products in 2015. She is responsible for merchandising strategies for lawn and garden, seasonal living and outdoor power equipment.

Wong most recently served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Family Dollar. She has more than 18 years of experience in merchandising, brand management and product innovation.

Wong earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering f... 

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 ...