Content about Rick Damron

August 22, 2013

Lowe's COO Rick Damron told investors the retailer's second-quarter performance was balanced across categories as well as geographic regions. 

On Wednesday, the Mooresville, N.C.-based company reported second-quarter sales gains of 10.3% to $15.7 billion.  

January 30, 2013

The Mooresville, N.C.-based home center giant promoted Stephen Szilagyi to oversee logistics and distribution.

Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe’s has promoted Stephen Szilagyi to the post of supply chain executive, responsible for overseeing Lowe’s state-of-the-art logistics and distribution network that expedites the replenishment of merchandise and supplies to all Lowe’s stores.

He will report to Rick Damron, chief operating officer.

December 17, 2012

Since Lowe’s announced a leadership realignment in May, a major position remains unfilled: chief merchant. 

Back in May, the retailer’s leadership realignment created two groups -- a Customer Experience organization led by Gregory Bridgeford, and the Operations organization, led by Rick Damron. One position still missing is a chief merchant.

December 5, 2012

Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe’s is telling investors and analysts that changes are in the works, a message it has delivered steadily over the last several quarters.

November 17, 2011

According to Lowe's Rick Damron, executive VP store operations, the Mooresville, N.C.-based retail giant has rolled out iPhones to more than 60% of its stores, where they're used as sales tools and scanners.

The mobile devices customized with retail applications and based on Apple's iPhone technology are expected to be rolled out to all stores by the end of the year.

January 29, 2011

Lowe's promoted four executives to key positions in merchandising, store operations and strategic planning. Here are the executives and their backgrounds: