Home Depot appoints Helena Foulkes to its board

Home Depot has a new director on board: Helena B. Foulkes, 49, will serve as a member of the Finance and Leadership Development & Compensation Committees.

"I'm pleased to welcome Helena to our board and look forward to the unique insight she brings from her years of retail experience and leadership," said Frank Blake, chairman and CEO.

Foulkes is currently executive VP and chief healthcare strategy and marketing officer for CVS Caremark Corporation, where she has worked for the past 15 years. She has an extensive background in retail marketing strategies and merchandising, with positions also held in strategic planning, visual merchandising and category management at CVS.

The company has a total of 11 directors, all but one of whom are independent from Home Depot.