Home Depot Hires Marketing Chief
Oct 21, 2002
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Home Depot Inc., a home-improvement chain, hired Yahoo! Inc.'s John Costello to fill the new position of chief marketing officer as the retailer tries to boost slow sales growth.

Mr. Costello worked at Yahoo, an Internet search site, as chief global marketing officer since October 2001. He will help the Atlanta, GA, U.S.-based company develop worldwide marketing and advertising as well as work with management on growth strategies, Home Depot said. (Bloomberg News)

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