Jamaican business operative, Ann-Marie Campbell, has been named the executive vice president of Home Depot’s U.S. stores. Campbell now leads 2,000 U.S. stores and a bulk of the company’s nearly 400,000 associates.
Dre1 states, Campbell, born in Kingston, Jamaica, learned her first lessons in retail from her grandmother in Jamaica, a successful retailer in her own right. Home Depot states, now, after more than 30 years with the company, Campbell brings a deep understanding of The Home Depot’s operations, culture and customers.
Campbell stated, “I learned a lot about commitment to family and commitment to winning. She had very high standards,” Campbell said.
In 2014, Campbell was named to Fortune’s list of the “40 Most Powerful Women in Business.” Before being named to her new position, she was in charge of some 690 Home Depot stores in 15 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.