Lowe's appoints Donald Frieson as vice president
Lowe's Companies announced that Donald E. Frieson has been named executive vice president, supply chain, effective Aug. 8. In this role, Frieson will be responsible for the company's distribution centers, logistics, global sourcing, transportation and delivery services. Frieson will report to Marvin R. Ellison, president and CEO. Frieson is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of operations and supply chain experience, including 19 years at Walmart. He most recently served as chief operating officer at Sam's Club, a division of Walmart, where he was responsible for all club operations, including supply chain for more than 650 locations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Frieson joined Sam's Club in November 2012 as senior vice president, replenishment and inventory planning.