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Lowe's Promotes Gregory Bridgeford To CCO, Rick Damron To COO

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Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW: Quote) said Thursday that Gregory Bridgeford, executive vice president of business development, and Rick Damron, EVP of store operations, have been promoted to the newly created positions of chief customer officer and chief operating officer, respectively, effective May 5.

Both executives will report to chairman, president and CEO Robert Niblock. Bridgeford joined the company in 1982 and has served in a variety of increasingly responsible roles, including senior vice president of merchandising and SVP of marketing.

Damron joined Lowe's in 1981 and has worked in every aspect of the company's store operations, and has also served as SVP of logistics. He has served as EVP of store operations since 2011, with responsibility for all of Lowe's stores as well as the company's specialty sales businesses.

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