MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Michael West will join Lowe’s as senior vice president of supply chain field operations, effective Sept. 25. He will report to Chief Supply Chain Officer Brent G. Kirby.
West will lead operations for Lowe’s regional and flatbed distribution centers, millwork facilities and bulk distribution centers, driving increased efficiency and flexibility to best meet the needs of customers. He joins Lowe’s from Neiman Marcus, where he served on the company’s leadership team as senior vice president, supply chain. In this role, he led distribution, transportation and fulfillment for all the brands in the Neiman Marcus Group.
“Mike has over 20 years of global retail experience in all facets of supply chain operations,” said Kirby. “We are confident that Mike’s deep expertise and proven leadership in supply chain operations will help support Lowe’s omni-channel strategy by meeting customers on their terms, and position the company for continued growth.”
Prior to his role at Neiman Marcus, West was senior vice president, global logistics and distribution at ANN, Inc. He also spent 12 years with Target Corporation, where he held various leadership positions, including vice president, global logistics. West has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Texas Tech University and an M.B.A. from Texas A&M University – Commerce.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.