Lowe’s Names New Chief Merchandising Officer

Mooresville-based Lowe’s Inc. said Thursday that it’s hired a Husqvarna executive as its new chief merchandising officer.

Michael Jones was president of Husqvarna North and Latin America, and before that worked for General Electric. As chief merchandising officer for Lowe’s, he’ll report to chief customer officer Gregory Bridgeford.

“Mike has extensive experience with consumer products in categories relevant to the home improvement business, with both Husqvarna and GE including appliances, outdoor power equipment and lighting categories,” said Bridgeford, in a statement.

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