|01/29/16 - Lowe's Companies, Inc. Names Sandra B. Cochran To Board Of Directors|
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced Sandra B. Cochran, 57, has been appointed to its board of directors, effective immediately. Today's announcement brings Lowe's board of directors to 13 members, 12 of whom are independent.
"Sandy brings a combination of strong leadership and retail experience, as well as tremendous financial acumen to Lowe's, and I am pleased to welcome her to our board of directors," said Robert A. Niblock,
|01/18/16 - Lowe's Plans to Exit Home Improvement Joint Venture in Australia|
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced it has provided notification to Woolworths Limited, its joint venture partner in Australia, of its intent to begin the process of exiting its investment in the joint venture, which operates Masters Home Improvement stores and Home Timber and Hardware Group's retail stores and wholesale distribution in Australia. Woolworth's owns two-thirds of the joint venture, and Lowe's owns one-third.
|01/14/16 - Lowe’s Appoints Jennifer L. Weber As Chief Human Resources Officer|
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Jennifer L. Weber has been named the company’s chief human resources officer, effective March 1. She will report to Chairman, President and CEO Robert A. Niblock. Weber will succeed Maureen K. Ausura, who announced plans to retire after 11 years with the company.
Weber, 49, will oversee global human resources practices, policies and operations that will enable Lowe’s to a