Tomé joins Verizon board

Former Home Depot CFO will join Verizon's board in January.

BY HBSDealer Staff

Former Home Depot CFO and Executive Vice President Carol Tomé is joining the Verizon Board of Directors, effective Jan. 1, 2020.

Tomé served as Home Depot’s CFO from May 2001 and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President—Corporate Services from January 2007 until her retirement in August 2019. She also served as senior vice president—finance and accounting/treasurer for the home improvement retail giant.

“Carol is a highly accomplished leader who brings to Verizon significant financial and strategic planning expertise acquired during her 24-year career at Home Depot as she helped it transform into one of the world’s largest retailers. She has deep experience in growing both the consumer and B2B sides of a business,” said Hans Vestberg, Verizon chairman and CEO. “We are excited to have Carol join our board as we move forward.”

Tomé has also served as a director of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) since 2003. She has also been nominated for election to the board of directors of Cisco Systems, Inc.




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