Hal Lawton

President & CEO at Tractor Supply Company

Hal Lawton serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2020. Previously, Mr. Lawton served as President of Macy’s from September 2017 to December 2019. As President, Mr. Lawton had responsibility for all aspects of the Macy’s brand, including merchandising, marketing, stores, operations, technology and consumer insights and analytics. Prior to that, Mr. Lawton was Senior Vice President, eBay North America from August 2015 to September 2017. In that role, he oversaw all aspects of eBay’s Americas business unit, including marketing, merchandising, operations, business selling, consumer selling and advertising, as well as global responsibility for shipping, payments, risk and trust. Before joining eBay, Mr. Lawton spent 10 years in various leadership roles at Home Depot, where he most recently was Senior Vice President for merchandising. Mr. Lawton was responsible for elevating Home Depot’s Internet business and building it to nearly $2 billion in sales. Prior to that, Mr. Lawton was an associate principal at McKinsey & Co., providing strategic advice to executive teams in consumer-packaged goods and manufacturing industries. He holds dual bachelor’s degrees in Chemical Engineering and Pulp and Paper Science Technology from North Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia. Mr. Lawton has served on the board of Sealed Air since 2019.



  • President & CEO

    January, 2020 - present