This excerpt taken from the HD DEF 14A filed Apr 15, 2009.
Named Executive Officers
Our named executive officers for Fiscal 2008 are:
Ms. Tomé and Messrs. Menear and Ellison are Executive Vice Presidents (EVPs), and Ms. Verschuren is a Senior Vice President (SVP). Mr. Ellison was an SVP before his promotion from Northern Division President to his current position in August 2008. The EVPs and SVP report directly to the CEO. The position of EVP is one level below the CEO and one level above the SVP position.