Home-improvement retailer Lowe’s named James Han senior vice president of business development. Han was previously vice president of global marketing, product management and business development at Tyco International, an Ireland-based security company that earlier this month merged with Johnson Controls.
Han has a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. He previously worked for Federal Signal Corp., Rockwell Automation, FMC Corp. and Pitney Bowes.
In his new post, Han will report to Richard Maltsbarger, chief development officer. “James brings a breadth of experience to Lowe’s with demonstrated success critical to our growth and development strategy,” Maltsbarger said in a news release. “He is an innovative, purpose-driven leader, well-practiced in leveraging development methods that bring commercially successful advances to large industry-leading companies.”
Lowe’s had sales of $59.1 billion in 2015. The company operates more than 2,355 home improvement stores and employs more than 285,000 people.