Senior appointment supports Lowe's Canadian growth and business strategy
TORONTO, July 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Lowe's Canada announced the appointment of Gregor Stuart as Vice President, Supply Chain effective July 27, 2015. Gregor joins Lowe's Canada with over 25 years of supply chain and logistics experience in the retail industry. In this newly created position, he will be responsible for overseeing the Supply Chain function and Distribution Centre. Lowe's will be transitioning to a new 1.3 million square foot, state-of-the-art DC in Milton, Ontario slated for November 2015.
Gregor's appointment supports Lowe's continued growth in Canada, while ensuring the optimal supply chain infrastructure is in place to serve Lowe's current stores and expansion plans.
"I am thrilled to have Gregor join our talented group of seasoned leaders at Lowe's Canada," said Sylvain Prud'homme, President, Lowe's Canada. "His vast experience leading supply chain and logistics in top Canadian retail organizations will be critical to our ongoing success as we enhance our capacity to meet the expectations of our growing business."
Gregor has held various senior roles with prominent Canadian retailers including Loblaw Companies Limited, The Bargain! Shop, Hudson's Bay Company, Canadian Tire Corporation LTD and National Grocers Co. Ltd. Gregor has a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) from the University of New Brunswick.
About Lowe's Canada
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 16 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico through its stores and online. With fiscal year 2014 sales of $56.2 billion, Lowe's has more than 1,840 home improvement and hardware stores and 265,000 employees. In Canada, Lowe's opened its first stores in December 2007 and now operates 39 stores in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia with more than 6,000 employees. For more information, visit Lowes.ca.
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