How Home Depot's founder kept his legacy intact after hack

Home Depot's outgoing CEO Frank Blake could have had his legacy erased by the retailer's recent data breach. But instead of passing blame or handing off responsibilities to his successor, Craig Menear, Blake rolled up his sleeves and got to work, according to Fortune.

"Rather than put Menear on the hot seat, Blake took charge of the breach response. He backed up his chief information officer, Matt Carey, and spent time in the 'incident response' room set up on the 20th floor of Home Depot headquarters. Meanwhile Blake empowered Menear to begin taking the operational reins of the company." Story
 

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