PSMT - PriceSmart, Inc.

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PriceSmart, Inc.

9740 Scranton Road
San Diego, CA 92121
United States

IndustryDiscount, Variety Stores
Full Time Employees7,903

Key Executives

Mr. Jose Luis LaparteChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director870.67kN/A51
Mr. John M. HeffnerChief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Exec. VP453.11kN/A63
Mr. William J. NaylonChief Operating Officer and Exec. VP560.5kN/A55
Mr. John D. HildebrandtExec. VP of Operations426.14kN/A59
Mr. Francisco VelascoChief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.N/AN/A46
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.


PriceSmart, Inc. owns and operates membership shopping warehouse clubs in the United States, Central America, Caribbean, and Colombia. The company’s warehouse clubs offer brand name and private label consumer goods to individuals and businesses. As of October 6, 2017, it operated 40 warehouse clubs comprising 7 each in Costa Rica and Colombia; 5 in Panama; 4 in Trinidad; 3 each in Guatemala, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic; 2 in El Salvador and Nicaragua; and 1 each in Aruba, Barbados, Jamaica, and the United States Virgin Islands. PriceSmart, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Corporate Governance

PriceSmart, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 10.

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.