The Home Depot Appoints Matt Carey Executive Vice President of Customer Experience; Fahim Siddiqui named executive vice president and chief information officer

“During his 14 years at The Home Depot, Matt led a huge technology transformation across our stores, supply chain, merchandising and digital presence,” said Ted Decker, CEO and President of The Home Depot. “Now more than ever, our customers expect to shop with us how, when and where they want – and there is little tolerance for friction in the shopping experience. Matt has a proven track record of customer-focused technology innovation, and I look forward to his leadership as we continue to make shopping at The Home Depot a truly connected and easy experience for our customers.”

Prior to joining Home Depot, Carey served as senior vice president (SVP) and chief technical officer (CTO) at eBay, where he was responsible for product development, site operations, cybersecurity, platform engineering, data warehousing and catalog operations for eBay Marketplaces. Prior to joining eBay in 2006, he spent over 20 years at Walmart, where he was SVP and CTO.

Fahim Siddiqui was named EVP and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of The Home Depot. As CIO, Siddiqui will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s technology strategy, infrastructure and software development for the 2,317 retail stores, supply chain facilities, data centers Home Depot store support and online systems.

Siddiqui joined The Home Depot in 2018 as Senior Vice President of Information Technology, where he focused on developing applications and solutions for online, marketing, merchandising, supply chain functions. , data and analytics. He led the establishment of several transformation capabilities, including a central common services platform to deliver agility, consistency and efficiency across the customer experience. Prior to Home Depot, he spent more than three decades leading software development in the retail, energy and telecommunications industries, including Staples, MCI, Time Warner Telecom and Sprint.

“Fahim is a terrific leader and brilliant technologist who understands the power of technology to deliver a better experience for our customers and associates, and I look forward to working with him in this next phase of growth for The Home Depot,” added Decker.

The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer. At the end of fiscal 2021, the company operated a total of 2,317 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company employs approximately 500,000 people. Home Depot shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and are included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.

SOURCE Home Depot

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