Lowe's names new SVP, general merchandising manager

Michael A. Tummillo

Lowe's has a new SVP in Michael Tummillo, who is taking over the Building and Maintenance division as SVP and general merchandising manager.

In his new role, Tummillo will be responsible for the company's Lumber & Building Materials, Millwork, Tools & Hardware and Rough Plumbing & Electrical divisions.

He replaces Michael McDermott, who will now serve as CMO and direct supervisor to Tummillo.

"Mike has a deep understanding of the business and the challenges our professional and DIY customers face every day," said McDermott. "During his time at Lowe's, Mike has demonstrated the kind of strategic thinking and leadership across functions which will position him for success as he takes on responsibility for the broader building and maintenance merchandising team. I have great confidence that Mike will deliver our strategic goals in this important segment of the business."

Tummillo was most recently serving as merchandising VP, rough plumbing and electrical. He joined Lowe's in 2004 as VP credit services, soon-after acquiring additional responsibilities in credit, project and event sales.  His resume also includes stints at GE card services and GE financial assurance.

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