Lowe’s names chief customer officer

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lowe’s has appointed Michael A. Jones as its chief customer officer, effective April 30.  Jones currently serves as Lowe’s chief merchandising officer, overseeing the full merchandise offering for all Lowe’s U.S. stores and Lowes.com, as well as all global sourcing activities.  Jones will succeed Gregory M. Bridgeford, who plans to retire after 32 years with the company. Jones joined the company a year ago after a decade at General Electric and Husqvarna.