James Brandt

Managing Director (MD), Lowe’s India

Mr. James A. Brandt has been Managing Director of India of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. since November 2016. Mr. Brandt is responsible for driving the overall strategy and operations for Lowe’s India, including oversight of the analytics and IT teams in Bangalore. He joined Lowe’s in 2014 as Vice President of IT shared services and was named vice president of IT engineering in 2015. His role expanded in June 2016 to encompass responsibility for global engineering, including leading the IT teams in Bangalore and fostering knowledge sharing across all locations. He has more than 25 years of technology experience across multiple industries.

Prior to Lowe’s, he served as Director of enterprise architecture and strategy for UPS. He also served as chief architect for Nielsen and Citigroup. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University.