Pat Patrick Pat Farrah commonly known as Pat is a famous retail expert who held a position of co-founder at America’ s biggest retail giants, the Home Depot.
Pat with his excellent merchandising skills gained a huge name in the retail domain, which is USA’s biggest, and one of its kind businesses during the times of the company’s foundation. Pat, found to be exceptionally good at his skills played a vital role in the growth of USA’s niche firm.
Pat Farrah, a South California born first year Junior College dropout who went on to become one of the founders of Home Depot, a retail company that provides services and sells tools and products related to construction and management of the home.
The company ranks first in the United States of America pushing its rival company Lowe’s to the second place. Farrah, being a retail executive with some experience in merchandising, started his own business called Homeco in the year 1978.
After his years of experience at Los Angele’s National Lumber and Supply Company in 1962 where he grew from a profile of a stock boy for few years then holding the position of Vice President, later becoming the General Manager of the same company where he began his career.
As he started his own business with Homeco, he met Arthur Blank and Bernard Marcus. The trio eventually became a part of Home Depot after Pat Farrah’s maiden venture the Homeco faced huge losses.
Farrah served with Home Depot for a few years as Chief Merchandising Officer (CMO). He resigned Home Depot for a while to work on his areas of interests, and then he returned to Home Depot after a brief stint of working for himself.
To felicitate Farrah’s contribution to the retail industry, the Global Home Improvement Network, EDRA (European DIY Retail Association) where DIY stands for Do it yourself and FEDIYMA (European Federation of DIY Manufacturers) presented him the award titled “Global DIY Lifetime award for the first time ever. This proves that Farrah has held a place for himself in merchandising which cannot easily replace by anyone.
Pat Farrah, the co-founder of the Home Depot, a company founded in the year 1978 and headquartered at Atlanta store Support Centre at the Cobb Country in the state of Georgia in the United States of America. The company has many branches spread across various locations of the globe. There are about 2274 branches as on February 2016.
Home Depot services the customers at its best. The Home Depot under the guidance of Pat Farrah worked on many areas like MRO(Maintenance, Repair, and Operations), Janitor Services, Packaging(Logistics), Gasoline Products like Learn Gas, Home Automation services, Home Security services. The business is doing very well even today.
After his career terms with Home Depot, when Farrah resigned in his fifties in the 2000’s, he went on to start a food outlet. He began a Bar cum Burger eating joint. Farrah collaborated with Mike Leeper and named the venture as Lucky Beaver at South Shore’s Reno area. The eating joint garnered a lot of support, as the founder’s name was a popular one among the masses.
The highlight of the Burger joint was the creation of the Burger given the name of Black Label. The Black Label burger is termed as the world’s tastiest burger and ranks first place in the list of world’s costliest burgers.
Pal was born in America. No other details regarding his Date of Birth and his family live mentioned.
Name: Pat Farrah
Full name: Patrick Pat Farrah
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Education: School drop out
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Pat Farrah’s net worth is $2.4 Billion, and he is a successful entrepreneur who is earning in millions a month.
Pat Farrah, a college dropout who is now one of the global icons who has forayed into various areas in the fields of merchandising and retailing. Serving as one of the founders of Home Depot, now is the head of a successful burger joint.