Directors & Officers
Shareholder & Other Information

Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

Board of Directors

  • Robert A. Niblock3*

    Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer,
    Lowe’s Companies, Inc.,
    Mooresville, NC

  • Raul Alvarez1, 4

    Chairman of Board of Directors,
    Skylark Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

  • David W. Bernauer1,3,4*

    Lead Director, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Mooresville, NC;
    Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
    Walgreen Co., Deerfield, IL

  • Leonard L. Berry, Ph.D. 1, 4

    University Distinguished Professor of Marketing, Regents Professor, Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence, M.B. Zale Chair in Retailing and Marketing Leadership,
    Texas A&M University,
    College Station, TX

  • Peter C. Browning1*, 3, 4

    Managing Director,
    Peter Browning Partners, Charlotte, NC

  • Richard W. Dreiling1, 4

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
    Dollar General Corporation,
    Goodlettsville, TN

  • Dawn E. Hudson2, 4

    The Parthenon Group, Boston, MA

  • Robert L. Johnson2, 4

    Founder and Chairman,
    The RLJ Companies, Bethesda, MD

  • Marshall O. Larsen2*, 3, 4

    Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer,
    Goodrich Corporation, Charlotte, NC

  • Richard K. Lochridge2, 4

    Retired President,
    Lochridge & Company, Inc., Boston, MA

  • Eric C. Wiseman2, 4

    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer,
    VF Corporation, Greensboro, NC

  • Committee Membership

    1—Audit Committee

    2—Compensation Committee

    3—Executive Committee

    4—Governance Committee

    *2012 Committee Chairman

Executive Officers and Certain Significant Employees

  • Robert A. Niblock

    Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

  • Maureen K. Ausura

    Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Gregory M. Bridgeford

    Chief Customer Officer

  • Marshall A. Croom

    Chief Risk Officer

  • Rick D. Damron

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Matthew V. Hollifield

    Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

  • Robert F. Hull, Jr.

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Gaither M. Keener, Jr.

    Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary

  • Richard D. Maltsbarger

    Business Development Executive

  • N. Brian Peace

    Corporate Administration Executive

  • William D. Robinson

    Head of International Operations and Development

  • Kevin Summers

    Chief Information Officer

Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

Shareholder & Other Information

  • Business Description

    Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a $50.5 billion retailer, offering a complete line of home improvement products and services. The Company, through its subsidiaries, serves approximately 15 million do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me and pro customers each week through 1,754 stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, NC, Lowe’s is the second largest home improvement retailer in the world and employs more than 245,000 people. Lowe’s has been a publicly held company since October 10, 1961. The Company’s stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange with shares trading under the symbol LOW. For more information, visit

    Lowe’s files reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and any other filings required by the SEC.

    The reports Lowe’s files with, or furnishes, to the SEC, and all amendments to those reports, are available without charge on Lowe’s website ( as soon as reasonably practicable after Lowe’s files them with, or furnishes them to, the SEC.

    Copies of Lowe’s 2012 Annual Report on Form 10-K are available without charge upon written request to Gaither M. Keener, Jr., Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary, at Lowe’s corporate offices, or by calling 800-813-7613.

    Additional information available on our website ( includes our Corporate Governance Guidelines, Board of Directors Committee Charters, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, and Social Responsibility Report, as well as other financial information.

  • Corporate Offices

    1000 Lowe’s Boulevard
    Mooresville, NC 28117

    Lowe’s Website

    Stock Transfer Agent & Registrar, Dividend Disbursing Agent and Dividend Reinvesting Agent

    Computershare Trust Company N.A.
    P.O. Box 43078
    Providence, RI 02940

    For direct deposit of dividends, registered shareholders may call Computershare toll-free at 877-282-1174.

    Registered shareholders with e-mail addresses can send account inquiries electronically to Computershare through its website at and clicking on Contact Us.

    Investors can join Lowe’s Stock Advantage Direct Stock Purchase Plan by visiting, and clicking on Buy Stock Direct.


    Lowe’s has declared a cash dividend each quarter since becoming a public company in 1961.

    Dividend record dates are usually the third week of fiscal April, July, October and January.

    Dividend payment dates are usually the first week of fiscal May, August, November and February.

    Annual Meeting Date

    May 31, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
    Ballantyne Hotel
    Charlotte, NC

  • Stock Trading Information

    Lowe’s common stock (LOW) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

    General Counsel

    Gaither M. Keener, Jr.
    Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance
    Officer and Secretary

    Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

    Deloitte & Touche LLP
    550 South Tryon Street
    Suite 2500
    Charlotte, NC 28202

    Shareholder Services

    Shareholders’ and security analysts’ inquiries should be directed to:
    Tiffany Mason
    Vice President Finance and Treasurer

    For copies of financial information:

    800-813-7613 or visit

    Public Relations

    Media inquiries should be directed to:
    Chris Ahearn
    Vice President Corporate Communication

    To view Lowe’s Social Responsibility Report, visit:

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