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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

 
FORM 8-K
 

 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant To Section 13 or 15 (d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
May 3, 2012
 

 
LOWE'S LOGO
 
LOWE'S COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
 
 

 
 
North Carolina
   
1-7898
   
56-0578072
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission File
Number)
 
(IRS Employer
 Identification No.)
 
1000 Lowe's Blvd., Mooresville, NC
28117
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
   
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
(704) 758-1000
   
N/A
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) 
 

 
 
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
 
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) has announced executive assignments to more sharply focus the Company on strategies to create and deliver seamless customer experiences.  A copy of a press release describing these executive assignments is attached as Exhibit 99.1, which description is incorporated by reference herein.  The effective date of these assignments is May 3, 2012.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
 
(d)
Exhibits.
 
       
    99.1
Press Release dated May 8, 2012 announcing executive assignments


 
 
 

 
 
SIGNATURE
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
  LOWE'S COMPANIES, INC.  
       
Date: May 9, 2012
By:
/s/ Gaither M. Keener, Jr.  
    Gaither M. Keener, Jr.  
    Executive Vice President, General Counsel,  
    Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer  
 

 
 
 

 

INDEX TO EXHIBITS
 
 
     
Exhibit No.
 
Description
   
 
99.1   Press Release dated May 8, 2012 announcing realignment of senior officers