ATLANTA — The Home Depot announced that Craig Menear has been named 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.
The company also announced that 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. Menear, a 34-year retail veteran, joined The Home Depot in 1997 as a merchandising manager in the company’s Southwest Division, and rose through the company’s merchandising ranks to his current position.