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Executive Vice President – Outside Sales & Service
Bill Lennie is executive vice president of Outside Sales & Service at The Home Depot. He is responsible for leading the company’s Pro, MRO and installation businesses.
Previously, Bill served as president of The Home Depot Canada where he was responsible for the sales, merchandising, ecommerce, supply chain, human resources, IT development and operations of 182 stores in Canada. Bill also served as senior vice president of merchandising for the company. He was responsible for global sourcing, proprietary brands, environmental innovation and Your “other” Warehouse, a plumbing distributor owned by The Home Depot. Additionally, he was responsible for retail sales and operations in China and provided strategic direction on products and pricing to the company’s Canadian and Latin American operations.
Bill returned to The Home Depot in 2009 from Dick’s Sporting Goods where he was senior vice president of merchandising, hardlines. His career at The Home Depot began in 1992, when he joined as a merchant for Millwork and Building Materials. Bill took on increasing responsibilities in Millwork and was named vice president of merchandising in 1997. In 2001, Bill focused his leadership on the Company’s Kitchen, Bath and Appliance departments and was promoted to senior vice president of décor in 2002.
Before joining The Home Depot, Bill was a divisional merchandise manager for Lowe’s. Prior to that, he spent eight years with Menards in Eau Claire, Wis., as the millwork plant manager for its manufacturing division.