The Home Depot Promotes Key Executives

by Nate Hunter

Atlanta — Craig Menear has been promoted to president, U.S. retail, while Mark Holifield has been promoted to executive vice president, supply chain and product development.

Atlanta — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, has promoted Craig Menear to president, U.S. retail, effective immediately. Menear was previously executive vice president, merchandising, responsible for all merchandising departments and merchandising services and strategy; the company’s supply chain network; global sourcing; vendor management; marketing; and online sales. In his new role, Menear will add responsibility for all U.S. store operations, with Marvin Ellison, executive vice president, U.S. stores, reporting to Menear. 

In addition, Mark Holifield, senior vice president, supply chain, has been named executive vice president, supply chain and product development, with responsibility for sourcing and proprietary brands. Holifield will continue reporting to Menear.

“Craig is a world-class retailer and has done a terrific job in recent years leading some of the most important and successful initiatives in our company,” says Frank Blake, chairman and CEO.  “And Mark has successfully led one of the most extensive supply chain transformations in retail history.  Both are very deserving of their new leadership roles, and I look forward to their continuing contributions to our business.”

Menear, a 34-year retail veteran, joined The Home Depot in 1997 as a merchandising manager in the company’s Southwest Division. Holifield has more than 30 years of experience in supply chain management. He joined The Home Depot in 2006 to design and implement a complete transformation of the company’s supply chain and logistics infrastructure.

The Home Depot has 2,263 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico.






SOURCE: The Home Depot





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