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Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Brotman

73 1994 Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder

W. Craig Jelinek

63 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Richard Galanti

59 1995 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director

Paul Moulton

63 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Franz Lazarus

68 2012 Executive Vice President - Administration

John McKay

57 2010 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Northern Division

James Murphy

62 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - International

Joseph Portera

63 2010 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Eastern and Canadian Divisions, Chief Diversity Officer

Timothy Rose

63 2013 Executive Vice President - Ancillary Businesses, Manufacturing, and Business Centers

Dennis Zook

66 1993 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Southwest Division and Mexico

Hamilton James

65 2005 Lead Independent Director

Richard Libenson

73 1993 Director

John Meisenbach

79 Director

James Sinegal

79 2012 Director

Susan Decker

53 2004 Independent Director

Daniel Evans

90 2003 Independent Director

Charles Munger

92 1997 Independent Director

Jeffrey Raikes

57 2008 Independent Director

John Stanton

60 2015 Independent Director

Maggie Wilderotter

61 2015 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. He 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. He 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 Corporation. 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 Corporation. He was Senior Vice President, General Manager, Northwest Region from 2000 to March 2010.

James Murphy

Mr. James P. Murphy is Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - International of Costco Wholesale Corporation. He was Senior Vice President, International, from September 2004 to October 2010.

Joseph Portera

Mr. Joseph P. Portera is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Eastern and Canadian Divisions, Chief Diversity Officer of the Company. Mr. Portera has held these positions since 1994, and has been the Chief Diversity Officer since 2010.

Timothy Rose

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

Dennis Zook

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

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 Chairman of Global Investment Banking at Credit Suisse First Boston USA, Inc.

Richard Libenson

Mr. Richard M. Libenson is Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. Mr. 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.

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. Previously Mr. Meisenbach was a trustee of the Elite Fund, a company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

James Sinegal

Mr. James D. Sinegal is Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. He was Chief Executive Officer of the Company until his retirement on December 31, 2011. 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.

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 Vail Resorts, Inc. and was previously a director of LegalZoom and Pixar.

Daniel Evans

Gov. 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.

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.

Jeffrey Raikes

Mr. Jeffrey S. Raikes is Independent Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. He is the co-founder of the Raikes Foundation. Previously he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation from 2008 to 2014. Mr. Raikes held several positions with Microsoft Corporation from 1981 to 2008, including President of the Business Division from 2005 to 2008.

John Stanton

Mr. John W. Stanton is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Chairman of Trilogy International Partners, Inc., which operates wireless systems internationally, and Trilogy Equity Partners, which invests in wireless-related companies. Mr. Stanton founded and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Western Wireless Corporation, a wireless telecommunications company, from 1992 until shortly after its acquisition by ALLTEL Corporation in 2005. He was Chairman and a director of T-Mobile USA, formerly VoiceStream Wireless Corporation, a mobile telecommunications company, from 1994 to 2004, and was Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2003. Mr. Stanton was a director of Clearwire Corp. from 2008 to 2013, Chairman between 2011 and 2013, and interim Chief Executive Officer during 2011. He is currently a director of Microsoft Corporation, and Columbia Sportswear Company.

Maggie Wilderotter

Mrs. Maggie Wilderotter is Independent Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. She has been the Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications since April 2015 and previously served as its chief executive officer since November 2004 and chairman of the board since December 2005. Prior to joining Frontier, she was a senior vice president of Microsoft Corporation from 2002 to 2004. From 1997 to 2002, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Wink Communications, an interactive telecommunications and media company. Mrs. Wilderotter was a director of Xerox Corporation from 2006 through 2015 and of Procter & Gamble Company from 2009 through 2015. She is currently a director of Juno Therapeutics, Inc. and DreamWorks Animation SKG.