GWW - W.W. Grainger, Inc.

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W.W. Grainger, Inc.

100 Grainger Parkway
Lake Forest, IL 60045
United States
847-535-1000
http://www.grainger.com

SectorIndustrials
IndustryIndustrial Distribution
Full Time Employees23,100

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Donald G. MacphersonChairman & CEO3.27M4.81M1968
Mr. Thomas B. OkraySr. VP & CFO1.86MN/A1963
Mr. John L. HowardSr. VP & Gen. Counsel1.64M6.93M1958
Ms. Paige K. RobbinsSr. VP & Chief Digital Officer1.14MN/A1969
Mr. Joseph C. HighExec. OfficerN/AN/A1955
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

W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and services in the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico, and internationally. The company provides material handling equipment, safety and security supplies, lighting and electrical products, power and hand tools, pumps and plumbing supplies, cleaning and maintenance supplies, and metalworking tools, as well as gloves, ladders, motors, and janitorial supplies. It also offers inventory management and technical support services. The company provides its products through branches, sales and service representatives, contact centers, distribution centers, and catalogs, as well as through e-commerce platform. It serves small and mid-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Corporate Governance

W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2019 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 3.

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.