January 30, 2012

Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe’s has appointed Dollar General CEO Richard Dreiling, 58, to the home improvement giant's board of directors.

Dreiling will serve on the board’s audit and governance committees. The addition brings Lowe’s board of directors to 12 members, 11 of who are independent. 

August 19, 2011

Whirlpool has announced that Roy Templin, EVP and CFO, will retire from the company. As part of the planned transition, Templin will remain in his current capacity until April 2012 to complete Whirlpool's year-end reporting and other transitional items. At that time, Larry Venturelli -- currently SVP corporate controller, chief accounting officer and CFO for Whirlpool International -- will succeed Templin as EVP and CFO.

June 13, 2011

Atlanta-based Beazer Homes has named Allan Merrill as president and CEO. He has also been elected to the board of directors. Robert (Bob) Salomon has been appointed executive VP and CFO.

June 7, 2011

Milwaukee, Wis.-based A. O. Smith announced that Daniel Kempken has been named VP and controller.

In his new position, Kempken will oversee the accounting, financial planning, internal audit and risk management functions for the global manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating equipment.

May 10, 2011

Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based PulteGroup has appointed Robert "Bob" O'Shaughnessy as executive VP and chief financial officer, effective May 31. He will be responsible for the corporate accounting, treasury, tax, investor relations, audit, information technology and asset management functions, including the mortgage and title company. O'Shaughnessy will report directly to Richard J. Dugas Jr., chairman, president and CEO.

December 17, 2010

Boucherville, Quebec-based RONA announced its Board of Directors has adopted a new policy designed to facilitate continuous improvement in its governance and compensation practices as well as enhanced communication with stakeholders.

September 5, 2010

In what the company is describing as a long-planned succession move, Paul Hylbert is stepping...

December 17, 2008

Loree named COO, Allan CFO, beginning January 2009....

December 14, 2008

David Strom, an expert on wikis, blogs, instant messaging and social networking technology, will deliver...

September 21, 2008

Scotts Miracle-Gro has named former Home Depot COO Mark R. Baker president and chief operating...

September 9, 2008

Mark R. Baker was with Home Depot from 1996 to 2001, serving in various roles,...

April 4, 2008

Home Depot will settle the suits for $14.5 million in attorneys fees and reimbursements of expenses....

March 23, 2008

Jeffrey V. Peterson replaces Stephen J. Scarborough, who earlier announced his retirement....

January 17, 2008

Robert Salomon joins the financially troubled national home builder from Ashton Woods Homes, where he...

October 22, 2007

Under new rules, board nominees who do not receive a majority of votes in uncontested...

August 20, 2007

Duncan Palmer was previously vp-upstream commercial finance for Shell International Exploration and Production....