Tag Archives: General Electric

Menear Tabbed as Home Depot CEO

Craig Menear

ATLANTA-Craig Menear, The Home Depot’s president of U.S. retail, will become president and CEO of the home-improvement retailer on Nov. 1. As CEO, Menear will succeed Frank Blake, who will remain chairman. He has also been elected to Home Depot’s board, effective immediately. Menear has been with Home Depot since 1997, and rose through theMore »

Last updated: August 22, 2014

Electrolux, GE in Talks for GE Majap Business

Electrolux

STOCKHOLM-Electrolux and General Electric are in discussions regarding a possible acquisition of GE’s major appliances business, according to statements from both parties. The Electrolux statement said that, while confirming the talks are taking place, no agreement has been reached yet and “there can be no assurances that an agreement will be reached. Any further announcementsMore »

Last updated: August 14, 2014

Target Tabs Maiorino to Oversee Information Security

Brad Maiorino

MINNEAPOLIS-Brad Maiorino has been named senior vice president and chief information security officer at Target, a newly created position. The appointment will take effect on June 16. Maiorino will be responsible for the retailer’s information security and technology-risk strategy, in an effort to protect customers and Target team members from internal and external information securityMore »

Last updated: June 11, 2014

Home Depot Nominates Hewett for Board

Wayne Hewett

ATLANTA-Wayne Hewett, president and CEO of Arysta LifeScience Corp., has been nominated for election to The Home Depot’s board of directors. Hewett has been president and CEO of Arysta LifeScience since 2010. His career also includes more than 20 years with General Electric, serving in such posts as CEO of GE Advanced Materials, vice presidentMore »

Last updated: April 2, 2014

Walmart Talks Domestic

Bill Simon, Walmart

The retailer hosts a summit intended to fuel made-in-America products By David Gill By convening its manufacturing summit in Orlando, Fla., last month, Walmart put its mouth where its money is. The retailer called together government officials—including Penny Pritzker, U.S. secretary of commerce, eight state governors and representatives from 32 state governments—and executives with supplierMore »

Last updated: September 9, 2013