Appliance and home improvement retailer Lowe's appointed Kevin V. Summers to be chief information officer, effective July 9, 2012. Summers will report to Chairman, President, and CEO Robert A. Niblock. He replaces Michael K. Brown, who retired in June 2012.
Summers has more than 20 years of experience in technology-related fields, serving most recently as senior vice president and global chief information officer for Whirlpool Corporation. Summers has also worked with The Coca Cola Company, Bell South Technology Services, and General Electric.
As Lowe's CIO, Summers will be responsible for all aspects of IT, including continuing to develop a technology portfolio to support the operations of the company's stores, distribution network, e-commerce platforms, and future business technology needs.
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