Countrywide Financial Corp. chairman and chief executive Angelo Mozilo will not stand for re-election as a director to Home Depot, the nation's largest home improvement retailer.According to a Home Depot filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Mozilo did not cite "any disagreement on any matter" relating to the company's "operations, policies or practices." The Countrywide founder gave notice in mid-March and will serve out his term as a director, which expires in May when Home Depot holds its annual meeting. Countrywide is the nation's fourth-largest originator of home equity mortgages, a category that includes home improvement loans.

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