Nardelli, Robert L. 1948– (International Directory of Business Biographies)
- OVERHAULED GE POWER SYSTEMS
- BROUGHT SIX SIGMA TO HOME DEPOT
- CONCENTRATED ON CUSTOMER SERVICE
- MANAGEMENT STYLE
- SOURCES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Chief executive officer and chairman, Home Depot
Born: May 17, 1948, in Old Forge, Pennsylvania.
Education: Western Illinois University, BS, 1971; University of Louisville, MBA, 1975.
Family: Son of GE plant manager and homemaker/real estate agent; married Susan (maiden name unknown); children: four.
Career: General Electric, 1971988, manufacturing engineer, various management positions at GE Appliances, GE Lighting, and GE Transportation Systems; Case Corporation, 1988991, executive vice president and general manager of Case Construction Equipment; General Electric, 1991992, executive vice president and chief executive officer of Canadian Appliance Manufacturing subsidiary; 1992995, president and CEO of GE Transportation Systems; 1995000, president and CEO of GE...
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