Home Depot Adds Mark Vadon to Board
[Friday, September 21, 2012] The Home Depot today announced the appointment of Mark Vadon, 42, to the Company's board of directors. Vadon will be a member of the Audit and Finance Committees. His appointment gives the Company 11 directors, 10 of whom are independent.
In 1999, Vadon co-founded Blue Nile, Inc., the leading online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry, and has served as the chairman of its board of directors since its inception. During Blue Nile's history, Vadon has also served as its executive chairman (from 2008 to 2011), chief executive officer (from 1999 to 2008) and president (from 1999 to 2007). Prior to co-founding Blue Nile, Vadon was a consultant for Bain & Company, a management consulting firm, which he joined in 1992. In 2009, Vadon co-founded zulily, Inc., a daily deals site for moms, babies and kids. He serves as the chairman of its board of directors.
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