Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Since August 2007 Bob Ihrie has been the Senior Vice President of Employee Rewards and Services for Lowe’s Companies, Inc., where he oversees the strategic direction of all compensation, benefits, payroll, and International HR programs for over 238,000 employees. He also serves as secretary of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors. Bob also serves as the employer co-chair of Care Focused Purchasing and is a Board member of the National Business Group on Health and Lake Norman Regional Hospital. He joined Lowe’s in May 2000 as the Vice President of Compensation and Benefits.
Prior to joining Lowe’s, Bob spent 13 years at Payless Shoe Source in a variety of compensation, benefits and HRIS positions. He has over 37 years of experience in the retail industry.
Bob graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Haverford College and has an MBA from Harvard University and a JD from Temple University. He is also a certified compensation professional and a certified benefits professional.