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) November 8, 2018
LOWE’S COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1000 Lowe’s Blvd., Mooresville, NC
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On November 8, 2018, Marshall O. Larsen, 70, a member of the board of directors of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) since 2004, informed the Company that he will not stand for re-election as a director at the upcoming annual meeting of shareholders to be held in May 2019 (the “2019 Annual Meeting”). Mr. Larsen’s decision not to stand for re-election was not a result of a disagreement with the Company. Mr. Larsen has indicated his intention to continue to serve as a director of the Company until the 2019 Annual Meeting.
The Company’s board of directors intends to reduce its size to 12 members to be effective on the date of the 2019 Annual Meeting to be held in May 2019.
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.
LOWE’S COMPANIES, INC.
Date: November 14, 2018
/s/ Ross W. McCanless
Ross W. McCanless
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary