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John Deaton

Senior Vice President - Supply Chain

John Deaton is the senior vice president of supply chain. He is responsible for the core supply chain including transportation, distribution, inventory planning and replenishment, and supply chain development. Previously he served as the company's senior vice president of brand and product development, where he was responsible global sourcing, proprietary brands, environmental innovation and Your “other” Warehouse, a plumbing distributor owned by The Home Depot

Prior to joining The Home Depot in April 2007, John spent eight years at Office Depot in various officer-level positions in its supply chain, business development, marketing and retail operations.

Prior to Office Depot, John worked in management consulting at Ernst & Young.

John earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with honors from Georgia State University with a double major in operations management and decision sciences.