Lowe’s hires supply chain VP, plans new DC

TORONTO — Gregor Stuart has joined Lowe’s Canada as vice president, supply chain, a newly created position. He will be responsible for overseeing the retailer’s supply chain function and distribution centre. Stuart previously held various senior roles in logistics and supply chain at Loblaw, Hudson’s Bay Company, and Canadian Tire. He was most recently with The Bargain! Shop.

Lowe’s has also announced it will move its distribution facilities in Milton, Ont., just west of Toronto. Part of the company’s recent acquisition of 12 former Target sites included Target’s own distribution centre, which is also in Milton. Currently in a 625,000-square-foot facility, Lowe’s relocation will give it 1.3 million square feet.