Bernie Marcus is an American billionaire businessman. He co-founded The Home Depot and was the company’s first CEO, and chairman until retiring in 2002.
Marcus worked at a drugstore as a pharmacist but became more interested in the retailing side of the business.
He worked at a cosmetics company and various other retail jobs, eventually reaching a position as CEO of Handy Dan Improvement Centers, a Los Angeles-based chain of home improvement stores.
Bernie Marcus Parents: Who are Bernie Marcus’s parents?
Bernard Marcus was born to Russian Jewish immigrant parents in Newark, New Jersey. He was the youngest of four children and grew up in a tenement.