SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): October 9, 2018
THE HOME DEPOT, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
2455 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30339
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On October 9, 2018, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of The Home Depot, Inc. (the "Company") elected Mr. Manuel Kadre as a director of the Company upon the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. The Board also appointed Mr. Kadre to serve on the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee of the Board. The Board has determined that Mr. Kadre is "independent" under the Corporate Governance Standards of the New York Stock Exchange and under the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines. Mr. Kadre will participate in the standard non-employee director compensation arrangements described in the Company's 2018 proxy statement, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 2, 2018.
The Company's press release announcing Mr. Kadre's election is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
THE HOME DEPOT, INC.
/s/ Teresa Wynn Roseborough
Teresa Wynn Roseborough
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Date: October 9, 2018