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W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)

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W.W. Grainger, Inc.

100 Grainger Parkway
Lake Forest, IL 60045-5201
United States
847 535 1000

IndustryIndustrial Distribution
Full Time Employees21,800

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Donald G. MacphersonChairman & CEO2.71M2.57M1968
Ms. Deidra Cheeks MerriwetherCFO & Sr. VP941.62kN/A1969
Mr. John L. HowardSr. VP & Gen. Counsel1.52M2.97M1958
Ms. Paige K. RobbinsSr. VP & Pres of Grainger Bus. Unit1.02M1.09M1969
Ms. Laurie R. ThomsonVP, Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1974
Mr. Jonny LeRoyVP & CTON/AN/AN/A
Irene HolmanVP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Kathleen S. CarrollSr. VP & Chief HR OfficerN/AN/A1969
Mr. Masaya SuzukiManaging Director of Endless Assortment Bus.N/AN/A1975
Mr. Barry GreenhouseSr. VP & Pres of Global Supply Chain and Customer ExperienceN/AN/AN/A
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.


W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and services in the United States, Canada, 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. It also offers inventory management and technical support services. The company provides its products through sales and service representatives, catalogs, and electronic and ecommerce channels. It serves small and mid-sized businesses, large corporations, government entities, and other institutions. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Corporate Governance

W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 1, 2021 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 5.

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.