Lowe's Canada Announces Newly Appointed Vice President of Operations

Lowe's Canada Announces
Newly Appointed Vice President of Operations

Senior appointment supports Lowe's Canadian growth and business strategy


[TORONTO, ON — October 14, 2014] — Lowe's Canada announced the appointment of Guy Beaumier as Vice President, Operations effective October 6, 2014. Guy joins Lowe's Canada with over 25 years of Operations and Merchandising experience in the retail industry. As Lowe's new Vice President, Operations he will be responsible for leading the company's Store Operations, Store Support and Commercial and Installed Sales.

Guy's appointment supports Lowe's efforts in being the best home improvement company in Canada, while ensuring it has the optimal organizational structure in place to deliver on business and growth strategies.

"I am thrilled to have Guy join our group of seasoned leaders at Lowe's Canada," said Sylvain Prud'homme, President, Lowe's Canada. "His combined experience in operations and merchandising, coupled with his vast knowledge of the Canadian marketplace will enhance our capacity to understand our customers' expectations as we grow our business."

Guy has held various leadership roles with top retailers in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta including Loblaw, Labatt, Sobey's, Acosta and Metro. He earned a Business Degree from University of Trois Rivieres and is bilingual.

About Lowe's Canada

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 100 home improvement company serving approximately 15 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2013 sales of $53.4 billion, Lowe's has more than 1,830 home improvement and hardware stores and 260,000 employees. In Canada, Lowe's opened its first stores in December 2007 and now operates 37 stores in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia with more than 6,000 employees.