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Lowe’s Hires Family Dollar Exec

Lowe'sWongA former Family Dollar executive has joined Lowe’s as senior vice president and general merchandising manager for the home improvement company’s seasonal product business.

Joceyln Wong will start her position Oct. 12, according to Lowe’s. Wong will report to chief merchandising officer Michael McDermott.

In her position, Wong will be responsible for merchandising strategies for lawn and garden, seasonal living and outdoor power equipment divisions.

Wong previously served as Family Dollar senior vice president and chief marketing officer. She has more than 18 years of experience in marketing, merchandising, brand management and product innovation with well-known retail and consumer brands, including Family Dollar, Safeway and Proctor & Gamble.

“Jocelyn’s experience in marketing, merchandising and product management will help us deliver outstanding customer experiences in an omnichannel environment,” McDermott says. “She believes in building strong vendor partnerships focused on creating innovative and exciting solutions for customers.”

About Renee Changnon

Renee Changnon is the retail outreach coordinator for NRHA. She meets with retailers in their stores and at industry events and introduces them to the services NRHA provides. Renee previously worked as a member of the NRHA communications team. She earned a degree in visual journalism from Illinois State University, where she served as the features editor for the school newspaper. After college, she implemented marketing and promotions initiatives at Jimmy John’s franchise locations across the country. She enjoys exploring books with her book club, Netflix marathons and hosting goat yoga at her apartment complex. Renee Changnon 317-275-9442 rchangnon@nrha.org

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