10 Things You Didn’t Know About Home Depot CEO Craig Menear

Have you ever looked at a company or brand and wondered who runs the show? Who makes the tough business decisions to keep the company prosperous and overwhelmingly popular throughout the course of its history, and in this tough society? There are many companies that often make us ponder, one of which being The Home Depot, and its successful CEO, Craig Menear. The longtime CEO of the company has made a name for himself, and for the company, throughout the years, making it a household name in its industry (no pun intended). In this article, we are going to reveal to you ten things that you may not have known about Menear, and his time on top in The Home Depot company. Let’s get started.

1. Long Stance With The Company

Menear actually began his career with The Home Depot in 1997, and worked his way from the bottom to the top. In 2007, he gained the title of Vice President of Merchandising for the company, which led to his becoming CEO in the fall of 2014. He has also served as a Chairman for the company since 2015.

2. Has Been Known As The ‘Darling Of Wall Street’

Throughout the most recent years, it has shown greatly that The Home Depot has some of the best records when it comes to the stock market, and it is all thanks to the leadership of Mr. Craig Menear. Through his knowledge of restructuring the company for ultimate profitability, the company has exceeded many expectations, and should continue to do so throughout the coming years as well.

3. Thinking About The Customers

For Menear, one of his most important tasks when taking over as CEO was keeping the company customer centered while also keeping up with the advancing technology that has taken over our society. His triumphs have clearly been shown, as in his three years in the position have led to amazing stock records (as we mentioned before), and the company appears to be doing better than ever while continuing to evolve.

4. Family Business

You could say that Menear has had a love for home improvement instilled in his blood from a young age. His family also took part in the tool and improvement industry, as his father worked as a tool maker and dye maker for the company General Motors.

5. Family Life

Craig Menear resides near The Home Depot headquarters, which are located in Atlanta, Georgia. He lives with his wife, and the couple also has two daughters.

6. Alma Mater

Menear graduated from Michigan State University College of Business with a bachelor’s degree back in 1979. Since then, he has become a regular donor to his alma mater throughout the years.

7. Has Worked For More Than Just The Home Depot

Contrary to popular belief, Craig Menear has worked with various other retailers within the same genre of industry throughout his career. Before making his way to The Home Depot, he worked for other independent construction retailers, and other companies (such as Ikea), where he learned the ropes in terms of online sales, marketing, and other business assets.

8. Looking At A Millionaire

It should be no surprise that Craig Menear has had the success to become a millionaire during his career. In fact, the CEO is considered a multi-millionaire, making roughly around $11 million annually (with increases each year).

9. Has Been Ranked In The Top 30 CEO

That’s right. The Home Depot has become one of the more successful home improvement companies that Craig Menear has earned himself the 29th spot on the list of the top 1000 CEOs of private and public companies.

10. Michigan Native

Menear was born and raised in Flint, Michigan to his family back in 1958. He attended the local high school in his area before expanding his horizons after college, and learning the ropes of his now popular industry.

Of course, it’s not easy working as the CEO and President of a company, but Craig Menear has surely proven himself in his role these past three years. The Home Depot is doing better than ever in the tool and home improvement industry, and continues to make strides in the ever changing society in which we live. It seems that there really is no stopping Craig Menear, and his attempts to make the company all about the customer. You can find out more information about Menear and the work he has put into The Home Depot online.


Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Bradley Cooper
How Bradley Cooper Achieved a Net Worth of $100 Million
Ken Griffin
20 Things You Didn’t Know about Ken Griffin
Shia LaBeouf
How Shia LaBeouf Achieved a Net Worth of $25 Million
Masayoshi Son
The 10 Richest People in Japan in 2019
Navy Federal Credit Card
The 10 Best Credit Cards for Military Members
cryptocurrency
The 10 Most Valuable Cryptocurrencies in the World
The 10 Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses
Honeywell
Why Honeywell International is a Solid Long-Term Dividend Stock
printer ink
Why is Printer Ink So Expensive? Here’s the Answer
Tablets
The 20 Best Tablets in 2019
airplane technologies
The 10 Best Airplane Technologies of 2019
This is the Reason Why Graphics Cards are So Expensive
The 20 Worst Airports in the U.S. in 2019
MSC Cruises
The 10 Worst Cruise Lines in the World in 2019
tornado 8
The 20 Worst Tornadoes in World History
The Burj Al Arab
The Five Most Expensive Hotels in Dubai in 2019
 Volvo
The 10 Worst Car Brands of 2019
2020 Chevrolet Sonic-$16,000
The 20 Least Expensive New Cars for 2020
 1970 AMC Gremlin
The 20 Worst Car Models Ever, and We Mean Ever
2020 Hyundai Tucson
The 20 Best Small SUVs Heading into 2020
A Closer Look at the Hublot Bigger Bang
IWC Big Pilot's Watch Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition Le Petit Prince
A Closer Look at the IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition Le Petit Prince
A Closer Look at the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon
Time Traveling: The Hublot Classic Fusion Zirconium