Dean's CEO Speaker Series: Craig Menear - Chairman and CEO, The Home Depot
Craig Menear is chairman and CEO of The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer with more than 2,200 stores and 400,000 associates. Under his leadership, the company continues to focus on providing a seamless, interconnected shopping experience that blends the physical and digital worlds – leveraging the convenience of its stores, digital experiences, innovative product offerings, and reliable delivery options for pro and DIY customers.
Craig was named CEO and president in November 2014 and chairman in February 2015. In his more than 20 years with the company, he has held roles spanning merchandising, supply chain, store operations, sourcing, marketing, and online. Prior to joining The Home Depot, he worked in a variety of roles in mass, home center, and specialty retailing.
Craig earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. In 2017, he was honored with MSU’s Distinguished Alumni Award for his business accomplishments and commitment to philanthropic initiatives.
Craig is currently on the board of directors of the Retail Industry Leaders Association, Atlanta Committee for Progress, 3DE by Junior Achievement of Georgia, and Camp Southern Ground.