Eagle, Idaho-based Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. has appointed Robert J. Coviello, SVP of sustainability and government affairs at Bunge Limited, and Robert A. Niblock, former chairman, president and CEO of Lowe’s Companies, to its board of directors, effective March 18.
“Robert Niblock and Rob Coviello are excellent additions to the board,” said Tom Werner, president and CEO of Lamb Weston. “Their varied but extensive experience and strategic skills will contribute to Lamb Weston’s continued growth in the coming years.”
Coviello has served in his role at Bunge Limited since 2019. As a member of the Bunge team for more than 17 years, he has held a variety of commercial leadership positions in Asia, Europe and the U.S. Prior to Bunge, he served in various merchant and trading roles with Cargill.
Niblock is the former chairman and CEO for Lowe’s Companies Inc., a role he held from 2005 to 2018. He also served as president of Lowe’s from 2011 until 2018, after having served in that role from 2003 to 2006. Prior to his role leading the organization, he was the EVP and CFO for Lowe’s. Niblock joined Lowe’s in 1993 and held various roles of increasing responsibility in the finance organization.
“Rob Coviello and Robert Niblock are strong additions to Lamb Weston’s Board of Directors,” said W.G. Jurgensen, chairman of the board. “I look forward to the perspectives they will bring to the table based on their deep business experience.”
Lamb Weston is a supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world.