Toano, Va.–Lumber Liquidators, has named Dennis Knowles chief operating officer, effective March 1. He joins the company from Lowe’s.
Knowles will be responsible for the company’s stores organization and related operations and will report directly to CEO John Presley.
Knowles has more than 25 years of leadership experience in store and business operations. He has served in numerous senior management roles across the retail and home improvement industries, most recently as chief store operations officer at Lowe’s Companies, Inc. In this role, Knowles was responsible for overseeing the omnichannel operations of more than 1,700 Lowe’s stores across the country.
Knowles has served in store operations leadership roles at Lowe’s Companies Inc. since 2001, most recently as chief store operations officer, and prior to that as senior vice president of store operations support and specialty sales and its senior vice president of store operations for Lowe’s West and South Central divisions, respectively.