Former Home Depot Canada exec named president of Giant Tiger

Gino DiGioacchino has been appointed president and CEO of Giant Tiger Stores Ltd. He formerly served on the Giant Tiger board of directors and as interim president and CEO. DiGioacchino replaces Paul Wood, who held the role for slightly more than two years before leaving the company in November 2022.

DiGioacchino is best known to this industry for his time at The Home Depot Canada. As VP of merchandising, he was considered the number two in the company after then-president Annette Verschuren. He left Home Depot Canada in 2011 to become chief merchandising officer at Walmart Canada, a position he held until 2016. He joined the Giant Tiger board in 2017.