The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD announced that Matt Carey has been named executive vice president of customer experience, effective immediately. The company also said Fahim Siddiqui has been named EVP and chief information officer.
Carey is expected to be responsible for the vision, design, and development of new and innovative solutions that “drive a seamless experience for the millions of customers who turn to Home Depot for their home improvement projects – in stores, online, or on their mobile devices,” the company said.
“In his 14 years with The Home Depot, Matt has spearheaded an enormous 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’s little tolerance for friction in the shopping experience. Matt has a proven track record driving customer-first technology innovation, and I look forward to his leadership as we continue to make shopping at Home Depot a truly interconnected, easy experience for our customers.”
Siddiqui will be responsible aspects of the company’s technology strategy, infrastructure and software development for company’s 2,317 retail stores, supply chain facilities, store support centers and online systems.
“Fahim is a tremendous leader and a brilliant technologist who understands the power of technology to unlock 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,” Decker said.