MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's Companies,
Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today that Mike Mabry has been promoted to
executive vice president, logistics and distribution. In his new capacity,
Mabry will maintain responsibility for overseeing Lowe's state-of-the-art
distribution network and assume responsibility for the company's logistics
function, which together expedite the replenishment of merchandise to more
than 1,000 Lowe's stores across the country.
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"Mike's supply chain background and expertise has strengthened a function
that is already a key competitive advantage for Lowe's," said Robert Niblock,
Lowe's president. "He has quickly distinguished himself as a key member of
Lowe's senior management team and is certainly ready to assume additional
Mabry joined Lowe's as senior vice president of distribution in 2003 after
a 12-year career with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., where he served most recently as
VP of Global Services. He holds an M.B.A. from Oklahoma City University and a
bachelor's degree in math from the University of North Alabama.
With fiscal year 2003 sales of $30.8 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a
FORTUNE 50 company that serves approximately 10 million customers a week at
more than 1,000 home improvement stores in 45 states. In 2004, FORTUNE named
Lowe's America's Most Admired Specialty Retailer for a second consecutive
year. Based in Mooresville, N.C., the 58-year old company is the second-
largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit
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