“Steve and his team have made significant improvements in our safety, speed to market and employee engagement,” said Damron. “His leadership with the distribution network has resulted in streamlined, simplified and standardized process flows and controls to improve product distribution so consumers can find the product they need at their local store.”Szilagyi earned a bachelor’s degree in materials and logistics management from Michigan State University. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $50.2 billion, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 100 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,745 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit Lowes.com.