The Home Depot announced the appointment of Manuel Kadre, chairman and chief executive officer of MBB Auto Group, to its board of directors.
Kadre has served as chairman and CEO of MBB, a premium luxury retail automotive group with a number of dealerships in the Northeast, since 2012. Additionally, Kadre is chairman of Republic Services, Inc., an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. He was CEO of Gold Coast Caribbean Importers, LLC from 2009 until 2014. From 1995 to 2009, Kadre served in a number of roles, including president, vice president, general counsel and secretary for CC1 Companies, Inc., a distributor of beverage products in markets throughout the Caribbean. Kadre is also a member of the board of trustees of the University of Miami.
Kadre will serve on The Home Depot board's Finance and Audit committees. He brings significant chief executive and senior management expertise to The Home Depot board, together with financial, strategic, environmental, and real estate experience.
"I'm very pleased to welcome Manny to our board of directors," said Craig Menear, chairman, CEO and president. "His service on other boards, including service as chairman and lead independent director of two public companies, further enhances our board's capabilities in the areas of management oversight, corporate governance and board dynamics."