MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lowe’s announced that it has named Eric Wiseman, president and CEO of apparel manufacturer VF Corp., to its board of directors. Wiseman will serve on the board’s compensation and governance committees.
Wiseman has been CEO of VF Corp., whose brands include The North Face, Timberland, Vans and Wrangler, since January 2008. Before being named CEO, Wiseman served as president and chief operating officer from 2006 to 2007, responsible for VF’s global business and day-to-day operations.
Wiseman holds a bachelor’s degree in business and an MBA from Wake Forest University. He serves on the board of directors of CIGNA Corp. and on the board of visitors of Wake Forest Schools of Business.
“Eric is an innovative thinker with significant management experience leading top consumer brands,” said Robert Niblock, Lowe’s chairman, president and CEO. “His deep consumer insight and executive experience make him a great addition to Lowe’s board.”