Janice Dupré

Executive Vice President, Human Resources | Lowe’s

As executive vice president, human resources, Janice Dupré is responsible for the global human resources strategy practices and operations that enable Lowe’s to attract, motivate, develop and retain outstanding associates. She also oversees the company’s corporate communications, community relations, and corporate events planning and execution, and serves as chair of the Lowe’s Foundation. Janice joined Lowe’s as its first chief diversity officer in 2017.

Janice has 18 years of human resources and diversity and inclusion experience. Prior to her current role, she was senior vice president, diversity and talent management, which included learning and development, leadership development, Lowe’s University, trade skills programs, and succession planning. Throughout her time at Lowe’s, she has worked closely with leaders across the enterprise to expand and develop solutions that support Lowe’s mission and core behaviors while making diversity and inclusion a signature priority for the company. Before joining the company, she served as vice president, diversity and inclusion, chief diversity officer, for McKesson Corp. She previously held several human resources leadership roles at Dell. Before transitioning into human resources, Janice had an extended career in finance and accounting with Dell, IBM and EY.

Janice earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA in finance and management from the University of Texas in Austin. She serves on the board of trustees of Johnson C. Smith University and the board of Disability:IN, is a member of the Executive Leadership Council and the CEO Roundtable Lieutenant Group, and is co-chair of the Charlotte campaign of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women. In 2016 and 2018, Janice was named one of Black Enterprise’s Top Executives in Corporate Diversity, and in 2022 she was named to Diversity Woman Media’s Elite 100 and one of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America.

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