Karen Katen - Home Depot Independent Director

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HD -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: January 31, 2020  

Ms. Karen L. Katen is Independent Director of Company. She began her career at Pfizer Inc., a global pharmaceutical company, in 1974 and held a series of management positions with increasing responsibility, including President of Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals and Executive Vice President of Pfizer Inc. from 2001 to 2005 and President of Pfizer Human Health from 2005 to 2007. She retired in 2007 as Vice Chairman of Pfizer. Currently, Ms. Katen serves as Senior Advisor of Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, a healthcare VC firm which she joined in 2007. Ms. Katen is also a director of Air Liquide, an international leader in gases for industry, health and the environment. She serves or has served with several healthcarerelated organizations, including as chair of the RAND Corporationrationrations Health Board of Advisors, chair of ARMGO Pharma, Inc.s Board of Directors, and as a member of the Takeda Global Advisory Board. She is also on the Board of Trustees of the University of Chicago. Ms. Katen has also served on a variety of international policy bodies, including as Chairman of the U.S.Japan Business Council
Age: 67  Director Since 2007      
770 431-2707  www.homedepot.com
Katen enhances our Board?s understanding of international, supply chain and marketing matters, with her expertise in those areas gained through her long and successful career at Pfizer and experience with other healthcarerelated organizations. Her background also provides insight into healthcare issues. In addition, Ms. Katen?s service on a number of public and private company boards provides valuable insights into corporate management and board dynamics.

Management Efficiency

The company has Return on Asset (ROA) of 0.16 % which means that for every $100 of asset it generated profit of $0.16. This is way below average. Likewise, it shows return on total equity (ROE) of 0.0 % .
The company reports 35.05 B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 3.31 which may imply that the company relies heavily on debt financing. Home Depot has Current Ratio of 1.06 indicating that it is not liquid enough and may have problems to pay out its debt commitments in time.

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Entity Summary

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. The Home Depot, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Home Depot operates under Home Improvement Retail classification in USA and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 400000 people.Home Depot (HD) is traded on BATS Exchange in USA. It is located in 2455 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30339, United States and employs 400,000 people. Home Depot is listed under Retail category by Fama And French industry classification.

Home Depot Leadership Team

Ari Bousbib, Independent Director
Greg Brenneman, Lead Independent Director
Marc Powers, Executive Vice President - U.S. Stores
Gerard Arpey, Independent Director
AnnMarie Campbell, Executive Vice President ? U.S. Stores
Gregory Brenneman, Lead Independent Director
Jeffery Boyd, Independent Director
Carol Tome, CFO and Executive VP of Corporate Services
Karen Katen, Independent Director
Mark Holifield, Executive Vice President - Supply Chain and Product Development
Albert Carey, Independent Director
Linda Gooden, Independent Director
Timothy Crow, Executive VP of HR
Helena Foulkes, Independent Director
William Lennie, Executive Vice President ? Outside Sales & Service
Wayne Hewett, Independent Director
Matthew Carey, Chief Information Officer, Executive Vice President
Edward Decker, Executive Vice President - Merchandising
Manuel Kadre, Independent Director
Mark Vadon, Independent Director
Frank Brown, Independent Director
Craig Menear, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
Teresa Roseborough, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Richard McPhail, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
Armando Codina, Independent Director
TIMOTHY HOURIGAN, Executive Vice President of Human Resources
Stephanie Linnartz, Independent Director
J Brown, Independent Director

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