People: Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.O)

COST.O on Nasdaq

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1 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Brotman

71 1994 Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder

W. Craig Jelinek

61 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Richard Galanti

1995 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director

Paul Moulton

62 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Franz Lazarus

66 2012 Executive Vice President - Administration

John McKay

55 2010 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Northern Division

James Murphy

59 2011 Executive Vice President - International

Joseph Portera

61 2010 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Eastern and Canadian Divisions, Chief Diversity Officer

Timothy Rose

61 2013 Executive Vice President - Ancillary Businesses, Manufacturing, and Business Centers

Douglas Schutt

54 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Merchandising

Dennis Zook

64 1993 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Southwest Division and Mexico

Hamilton James

62 2005 Lead Independent Director

Richard Libenson

70 1993 Director

John Meisenbach

77 Director

James Sinegal

77 2012 Director

Benjamin Carson

62 1999 Independent Director

Susan Decker

51 2004 Independent Director

Daniel Evans

88 2003 Independent Director

William Gates

87 2003 Independent Director

Charles Munger

90 1997 Independent Director

Jeffrey Raikes

54 2008 Independent Director

Jill Ruckelshaus

76 1996 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Brotman

Mr. Jeffrey H. Brotman is Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder of Costco Wholesale Corporation. Mr. Brotman is a co-founder of the Company and has been Chairman of the Board since the Company’s inception, except from October 1993 to December 1994, when he was Vice Chairman. Mr. Brotman’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his roles as a co-founder of the Company and Chairman of the Board, his extensive knowledge of our Company’s business developed over the course of his long career here, and his previous service on the boards of other public companies.

W. Craig Jelinek

Mr. W. Craig Jelinek is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. W. Craig Jelinek has been a director and President of the Company since February 2010, and Chief Executive Officer since January 1, 2012. Mr. Jelinek previously was President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2010 until January 2012, and was Executive Vice President in charge of merchandising beginning in 2004. He spent the previous twenty years in various management positions in warehouse operations.

Richard Galanti

Mr. Richard A. Galanti is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. Richard A. Galanti has been a director of the Company since January 1995, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since October 1993. Mr. Galanti’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his extensive knowledge of the Company’s business developed over the course of his long career here, particularly in the areas of finance and financial reporting.

Paul Moulton

Mr. Paul G. Moulton is an Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Costco Wholesale Corp. He was Executive Vice President, Real Estate Development until March 2010.

Franz Lazarus

Mr. Franz E. Lazarus is an Executive Vice President - Administration of Costco Wholesale Corporation. Mr. Lazarus was Senior Vice President, Administration-Global Operations since 2006.

John McKay

Mr. John D. McKay is an Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Northern Division of Costco Wholesale Corp. He was Senior Vice President, General Manager, Northwest Region from 2000 to March 2010.

James Murphy

Mr. James P. Murphy is an Executive Vice President - International of Costco Wholesale Corp. Mr. Murphy was Senior Vice President, International , from September 2004 to October 2010.

Joseph Portera

Mr. Joseph P. Portera is an Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Eastern and Canadian Divisions, Chief Diversity Officer of Costco Wholesale Corp.

Timothy Rose

Mr. Timothy L. Rose is Executive Vice President - Ancillary Businesses, Manufacturing, and Business Centers of Costco Wholesale Corp. Mr. Rose was Senior Vice President, Merchandising, Food and Sundries and Private Label from 1995 to December 2012.

Douglas Schutt

Mr. Douglas W. Schutt is an Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Merchandising of Costco Wholesale Corp. Mr. Schutt was Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Northern Division and Midwest Region from 2004 to March 2010.

Dennis Zook

Mr. Dennis R. Zook is an Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Southwest Division and Mexico of Costco Wholesale Corp.

Hamilton James

Mr. Hamilton E. James is Lead Independent Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. He is President and Chief Operating Officer of The Blackstone Group, a global alternative asset manager and provider of financial advisory services, and a member of the board of directors of its general partner, Blackstone Group Management L.L.C. He was previously a director of Credit Suisse First Boston USA, Inc.

Richard Libenson

Mr. Richard M. Libenson is Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. Richard M. Libenson has been a director of the Company since 1993 and has served as a consultant to the Company since that time. He was a founder and director of The Price Company from its formation in 1976 until it merged with the Company in 1993, and was an executive officer of The Price Company from 1976 until October 1989. Mr. Libenson’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his roles as a long-serving consultant to the Company and his extensive knowledge of our Company’s business developed over the course of his long career here and with The Price Company.

John Meisenbach

Mr. John W. Meisenbach is Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. He is President of MCM, A Meisenbach Company, a financial services company, which he founded in 1962. He also currently serves as a director of Expeditors International and M Financial Holdings. Mr. Meisenbach is a trustee of the Elite Fund, an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Mr. Meisenbach’s qualifications to serve on the Board include the knowledge and experience he has gained, and contributions he has made, during his tenure as a director of our Company, his service on the boards of other public companies, and his broad-ranging experiences in the insurance industry.

James Sinegal

Mr. James D. Sinegal is Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. He was also President until February 2010 and served as a non-officer employee from January 2012 through April 2013. Mr. Sinegal is a co-founder of the Company and has been a director since its inception. Mr. Sinegal’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his roles as a co-founder of the Company, President, and Chief Executive Officer, his extensive career in the retail industry, and his knowledge of our Company’s business developed over the course of his long career here.

Benjamin Carson

Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., is Independent Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. From 1984 to 2013 he was a Professor and Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine, where he is now Professor Emeritus. Dr. Carson has also served as a director of Kellogg Company since 1997. He has written extensively and is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics, including pediatric neurology, motivation and self-help for children, and community involvement. Dr. Carson’s qualifications to serve on the Board include the knowledge and experience he has gained, and contributions he has made, during his tenure as a director of our Company, his service on the board of another public company, and his important role in one of the nation’s leading institutions of higher learning.

Susan Decker

Ms. Susan L. Decker is Independent Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. She has been a principal of Deck3 Ventures LLC, a consulting and advisory firm in Menlo Park, California, since 2009. She served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Harvard Business School during the 2009-10 school year, where she was involved in case development activities and helped develop and teach the Silicon Valley Immersion Program for Harvard Business School. Ms. Decker was President of Yahoo! Inc. from June 2007 to April 2009. Prior to becoming President, she served as the head of one of Yahoo!’s two major business units, the Advertiser and Publisher Group, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from June 2000 to June 2007. She is a director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Intel Corporation, and LegalZoom.com and was previously a director of Pixar. Ms. Decker’s qualifications to serve on the Board include the knowledge and experience she has gained, and contributions she has made, during her tenure as a director of our Company, her service on the boards of other public companies, and her broad-ranging experiences, including senior leadership positions, in the areas of finance, technology and marketing.

Daniel Evans

Governor Daniel J. Evans is Independent Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. He has been the chairman of Daniel J. Evans Associates, a consulting firm, since 1989. From 1983 through 1989, he served as a U.S. Senator for the State of Washington, and he was the President of The Evergreen State College from 1977 through 1983. From 1965 through 1977, he served as Governor of the State of Washington. Mr. Evans serves on the boards of NIC Inc. and Archimedes Technology Group. Mr. Evans’ qualifications to serve on the Board include the knowledge and experience he has gained, and contributions he has made, during his tenure as a director of our Company, his service on the boards of other public companies, and his broad-ranging experiences in government and public service.

William Gates

Mr. William H. Gates, Sr., is Independent Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. He has been the Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation since its inception. He has served as trustee, officer and volunteer for more than two dozen Northwest organizations, including the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce and King County United Way. In 1995, he founded the Technology Alliance. From 1964 until 1994 Mr. Gates was a partner in the law firm of Preston, Gates & Ellis and predecessor firms. Mr. Gates’ qualifications to serve on the Board include the knowledge and experience he has gained, and contributions he has made, during his tenure as a director of our Company and his broad-ranging experiences in the legal profession, one of the country’s largest foundations, and other public-service positions.

Charles Munger

Mr. Charles T. Munger is Independent Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Daily Journal Corporation. Mr. Munger’s qualifications to serve on the Board include the knowledge and experience he has gained, and contributions he has made, during his tenure as a director of our Company, his service on the boards of other public companies, and his broad-ranging experiences in the areas of investments, finance, and insurance.

Jeffrey Raikes

Mr. Jeffrey S. Raikes is Independent Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation since September 2008. Mr. Raikes held several positions with Microsoft Corporation from 1981 to 2008, including President of the Business Division from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Raikes qualifications to serve on the Board include broad-ranging experiences, including senior leadership positions, in the areas of technology and marketing and at one of the country’s largest foundations.

Jill Ruckelshaus

Ms. Jill S. Ruckelshaus is Independent Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. Ms. Ruckelshaus serves on the boards of various non-profit organizations. Previously she was a director of Lincoln National Corporation. Her qualifications to serve on the Board include the knowledge and experience she has gained, and contributions she has made, during her tenure as a director of our Company, her service on the boards of other public companies, and her broad-ranging experiences in government and other public service.

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Jeffrey Brotman

1,650,000 26,461,290

W. Craig Jelinek

815,000 16,863,360

Richard Galanti

678,392 10,576,530

Paul Moulton

0 0

Franz Lazarus

435,000 2,524,998

John McKay

0 0

James Murphy

0 0

Joseph Portera

250,000 3,625,950

Timothy Rose

0 0

Douglas Schutt

0 0

Dennis Zook

490,000 2,814,845

Hamilton James

0 0

Richard Libenson

0 0

John Meisenbach

0 0

James Sinegal

1,800,000 34,051,100

Benjamin Carson

0 0

Susan Decker

0 0

Daniel Evans

0 0

William Gates

0 0

Charles Munger

0 0

Jeffrey Raikes

0 0

Jill Ruckelshaus

0 0
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