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LOWE'S APPOINTS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT-STORE OPERATIONS

 LOWE'S APPOINTS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT-STORE OPERATIONS
 NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- R. Michael Rouleau has been appointed Executive Vice President-Store Operations of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), effective August 1, 1992, Leonard G. Herring, President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today. In this position, Mr. Rouleau will be responsible for the store operations of Lowe's 304 stores.
 "Michael Rouleau brings over 30 years of highly successful retailing experience to Lowe's," Mr. Herring said. "He's made his mark as an entrepreneur, a merchant and an operator. We confidently anticipate his leadership contribution in the acceleration of Lowe's growth through the 1990's and into the 21st century."
 Most recently, Mr. Rouleau was President and Chief Operating Officer of Office Warehouse, Inc., headquartered in Virginia Beach. He was a founding partner of that organization, and played a key role in building it to 46 stores, prior to its acquisition by Kmart in June of this year.
 Mr. Rouleau's hardlines experience also includes 20 years with the Dayton Hudson Corporation. There he progressed through store management and merchandising positions to the Presidency of the Lechmere chain from 1980 to 1982.
 He subsequently became Executive Vice President-Stores/Distribution and Executive Vice President-Merchandising/Distribution for Target Stores. He was responsible for more than 200 stores with sales in excess of $3 billion.
 A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Mr. Rouleau is married and has four children.
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 /CONTACT: (Corporate Contacts) W. Cliff Oxford or Clarissa S. Felts, Lowe's Companies, Inc., 919-651-4631 or 919-651-4254/
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