Lowe’s names new EVP, supply chain

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lowe’s Cos. has appointed Donald E. Frieson executive vice president, supply chain, effective Aug. 8. In this role, he will be responsible for the company’s distribution centres, logistics, global sourcing, transportation and delivery services. Frieson will report to Lowe’s President and CEO Marvin Ellison.

Frieson brings more than 30 years of operations and supply chain experience, including 19 years at Walmart. He most recently served as chief operating officer at Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, where he was responsible for all club operations, including supply chain for more than 650 locations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.