Atlanta-based HD Supply, a national wholesale distributor, announced that Marc Brown has been named CEO, effective immediately.
Brown joined The Home Depot in 1998. During his 25-year tenure with the company, he has held leadership positions across store operations, pro and supply chain. Brown’s experiences include tool rental, pro sales, regional vice president, senior vice president of retail operations, and most recently, senior vice president of supply chain.
“Marc is a tremendous, values-focused leader who has been at the center of our company’s success for more than two decades,” said Richard McPhail, CFO of The Home Depot and chairman of HD Supply. “He brings depth and breadth of experience across almost every aspect of our business, and I’m confident that he’ll bring the same passion for serving our Pro customers in the MRO space.”
Brown has played a role in transformational initiatives, including recent freight flow initiatives and the company’s strategy to improve on-shelf availability.
HD Supply, a subsidiary of The Home Depot, is a wholesale distribution company serving customers and their communities across the multifamily, institutional, hospitality, trades, government housing, healthcare, building services and education industries through over 100 distribution centers across the U.S. and Canada.