SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 4, 2018
LOWES COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|1000 Lowes Blvd., Mooresville, NC||28117|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (704) 758-1000
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On June 4, 2018, Lowes Companies, Inc. (the Company) announced that Marshall A. Croom plans to retire from the Company, effective October 5, 2018. Mr. Croom will continue in his role as Chief Financial Officer until his successor is appointed, and then remain with the Company during a transition period until his retirement date.
The Company is conducting an external search for its next Chief Financial Officer and has retained an executive search firm to assist in the process.
|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On June 4, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing the planned retirement of Mr. Croom as discussed above. A copy of the Companys press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01.
This information, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press Release dated June 4, 2018|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: June 4, 2018
|LOWES COMPANIES, INC.|
|Name:||Ross W. McCanless|
|Title:||Chief Legal Officer and Secretary|