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"My best days are those that I get to spend with associates and customers in our stores, distribution centers and call centers. Watching our culture and values in action is an amazing thing – it’s our competitive advantage.”

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Craig Menear

Chairman, CEO and President

Craig Menear has served as CEO and President of The Home Depot since November 2014 and Chairman since February 2015. He previously served as President, U.S. Retail from February 2014 to October 2014. In the role, Craig was responsible for oversight of store operations and all merchandising departments, services and strategy; the company’s supply chain network and global sourcing and vendor management program; and the company’s marketing and online business activities.

From 2007 to February 2014, he served as Executive Vice President – Merchandising, where he led merchandising and supply chain transformations.

Craig brings decades of retail experience from mass, home center, specialty and big box retailing to his role during a time when the retail landscape is rapidly changing.

Craig earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business and currently serves as an active advisor to the university’s leadership. In 2017, he was honored with MSU’s Distinguished Alumni Award for his business accomplishments and commitment to philanthropic initiatives.

Craig currently serves on Junior Achievement Atlanta’s CEO advisory board as well as the board of the Atlanta Committee for Progress, a partnership between the Mayor and top business, civic and academic leaders. His family is also active in supporting the Salvation Army.