Lowe's Names Sylvain Prud'homme President, International
Lowe's announced that Sylvain Prud'homme has been appointed president, international, effective Dec. 15. Prud'homme will report to Lowe's chairman, president and CEO, Robert A. Niblock, and will remain based in Boucherville, Quebec. He will continue to serve as president and CEO of Lowe's Canada and add responsibilities for the Mexico business. This appointment follows the announcement that Richard D. Maltsbarger will be transitioning to chief operating officer of the U.S. business in February.
"Sylvain's outstanding operational leadership has been instrumental in growing the company into one of the leading home improvement retailers in Canada," said Niblock in a company press release. "We continue to be pleased with the integration of RONA and believe we're well-positioned for continued success in Canada."
Prior to Lowe's Canada, Prud'homme served as executive vice president of operations and merchandising for Loblaw Companies Limited.