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Costco Wholesale Corporation

999 Lake Drive
Issaquah, WA 98027
United States
425-313-8100
http://www.costco.com

SectorConsumer Defensive
IndustryDiscount Stores
Full Time Employees143,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. W. Craig JelinekPres, CEO & Director1MN/A1952
Mr. Richard A. GalantiExec. VP, CFO & Director923.64kN/A1956
Mr. Paul G. MoultonExec. VP & Chief Information Officer853.95kN/A1951
Mr. Joseph P. PorteraExec. VP, COO of Eastern & Canadian Divisions and Chief Diversity Officer904.42kN/A1952
Mr. James P. MurphyExec. VP & COO of International815.68kN/A1953
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.

Description

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. As of September 2, 2018, it operated 762 membership warehouses, including 527 warehouses in the United States, 100 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 28 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 15 in Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 10 in Australia, 2 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, and 1 in France. Further, the company sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.

Corporate Governance

Costco Wholesale Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2019 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 8.

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.