The board of directors at Home Depot has elected president and CEO Ted Decker as chair effective Oct. 1.
Decker is a 22-year veteran of The Home Depot. Early this year, the company named him CEO, a role he assumed in March He became president and chief operating officer in October 2020. Decker joined The Home Depot in 2000 as a director of business valuation and has held numerous strategic positions across the operation, the company noted.
“During Ted’s tenure as CEO and a member of the board, we have witnessed firsthand his passion for the customer experience and our associates, and we look forward to continuing to work with him as chair,” said Greg Brenneman, the board’s lead director. “On behalf of the board of directors, I want to thank Craig for his unwavering commitment to The Home Depot’s values and his visionary leadership, which established a solid foundation for the long-term success of the company.”