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Big Lots, Inc. (BIG)

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Big Lots, Inc.

4900 East Dublin Granville Road
Columbus, OH 43081
United States
614 278 6800

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryDiscount Stores
Full Time Employees10,800

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Bruce K. ThornCEO, Pres & Director4.06MN/A1967
Mr. Jonathan E. RamsdenExec. VP, CFO & Chief Admin. Officer1.61MN/A1965
Mr. Ronald A. Robins Jr.Exec. VP, Chief Legal & Governance Officer, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.1.2MN/A1964
Mr. Michael Allen SchlonskyExec. VP & Chief HR Officer1.25MN/A1967
Mr. Jack Anthony PestelloExec. VP & Chief Merchandising Officer1.19MN/AN/A
Mr. Gurmeet SinghExec. VP & CTON/AN/AN/A
Ms. Joice WirkusSr. VP of MarketingN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Stewart W. WenerstromExec. OfficerN/AN/A1967
Mr. Nicholas E. PadovanoExec. VP & Chief Stores OfficerN/AN/A1964
Mr. Andrej MuellerExec. VP of Strategy & Chief Customer OfficerN/AN/A1977
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as furniture category that includes upholstery, mattress, case goods, and ready-to-assemble departments; seasonal category, which comprises patio furniture, gazebos, Christmas trim, and other holiday departments; soft home category that consists of fashion and utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile, home organization, area rugs, home décor, and frames departments; and food category that includes beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods departments. It also provides merchandise under the consumables category, which comprises health, beauty and cosmetics, plastics, paper, chemical, and pet departments; hard home category, including small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, and home maintenance departments; and electronics, toys, and accessories category consisting of electronics, toys, jewelry, apparel, and hosiery departments. As of March 15, 2021, it operated 1,410 stores in 47 states and an e-commerce platform. Big Lots, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

Corporate Governance

Big Lots, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 26, 2021 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.