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Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the business and affairs of our company, which covers a wide range of activities. All of the members of our Board of Directors, other than Brian Cornell, are independent under the listing standards of the NYSE. In addition, none of the members of our Board of Directors, other than Brian Cornell, are current or former employees of Target. Get to know our Board of Directors below. 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of David Abney against a red background.David P. Abney

Former Chairman & CEO, United Parcel Service, Inc.

David P. Abney is the former Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of United Parcel Service, Inc., a multinational package delivery and supply chain management company. He held that position from February 2016 to June 2020, when he became Executive Chairman, a position he held until September 2020. Mr. Abney formerly held various other leadership positions within United Parcel Service, including Chief Operating Officer, President of United Parcel Service Airlines, and President of United Parcel Service International.


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Douglas Baker against a red background.}Douglas M. Baker, Jr.

Former Chairman & CEO, Ecolab Inc.

Douglas M. Baker, Jr. is a Founding Partner of E2SG Partners, a company that invests in new green technologies. He has served in this role since July 2022. Mr. Baker previously served Executive Chairman of Ecolab Inc., a provider of water and hygiene services and technologies for the food, hospitality, industrial, and energy markets, from January 2021 through May 2022 and as Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer from May 2006 to December 2020. He previously held various other leadership positions within Ecolab, including President and Chief Operating Officer. 


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of George Barrett against a red background.George S. Barrett

Former Chairman & CEO, Cardinal Health, Inc.

George S. Barrett is the former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Cardinal Health, Inc., a global integrated healthcare services and products company. He held that position from August 2009 until the end of 2017, when he became Executive Chairman, a position he held until November 2018. Mr. Barrett previously held a number of executive positions with global pharmaceutical manufacturer Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., including Chief Executive Officer of its North American business and Executive Vice President for global pharmaceuticals.


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Gail Boudreaux against a red background.Gail K. Boudreaux

President & CEO, Elevance Health, Inc.

Gail K. Boudreaux has served as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Elevance Health, Inc. (fka Anthem, Inc.), a leading health benefits provider, since November 2017. From July 2015 to November 2017 Ms. Boudreaux served as Chief Executive Officer of GKB Global Health, LLC, a healthcare consulting company. She previously held executive level leadership positions at UnitedHealth Group, Inc. and its subsidiary, UnitedHealthcare, and at Health Care Services Corporation and Aetna, Inc.


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Brian Cornell against a red background.Brian C. Cornell

Chairman & CEO, Target Corporation

Brian C. Cornell has served as Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of Target Corporation since August 2014. Mr. Cornell previously served as Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Americas Foods, a division of PepsiCo, Inc. He also served as Chief Executive Officer & President of Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and as an Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Robert Edwards against a red background.Robert L. Edwards

Former President & CEO, Safeway Inc.

Robert L. Edwards is the former President & Chief Executive Officer of Safeway Inc., a United States food and drug retail company. He also served as President & Chief Executive Officer of AB Acquisition LLC, a North American food and drug retail company due to Albertsons’ acquisition of Safeway Inc. Mr. Edwards previously held several other executive level positions with Safeway Inc., including President & Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. He also held executive positions at Maxtor Corporation and Imation Corporation.


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Melanie Healey against a red background.Melanie L. Healey

Former Group President, North America, The Procter & Gamble Company

Melanie L. Healey is the former Group President, North America, of The Procter & Gamble Company, one of the world’s leading providers of branded consumer packaged goods. Ms. Healey also served as Group President & Advisor to the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of The Procter & Gamble Company. Ms. Healey held a number of other leadership roles at Procter & Gamble, including Group President & CEO, Global Health, Feminine and Adult Care Sector. Prior to working at Procter & Gamble, Ms. Healey served in a variety of marketing leadership roles for Johnson & Johnson and S.C. Johnson & Sons.


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Donald Knauss against a red background.Donald R. Knauss

Former Chairman & CEO, The Clorox Company

Donald R. Knauss is the former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of The Clorox Company, a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products. He also served as Executive Chairman of The Clorox Company. Mr. Knauss previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Coca-Cola North America and in various other senior management roles for its subsidiary businesses, and held various marketing and sales positions with PepsiCo, Inc. and The Procter & Gamble Company. Mr. Knauss also served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps.


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Christine Leahy against a red backgroundChristine A. Leahy

President & CEO, CDW Corporation

Christine A. Leahy is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CDW Corporation, a multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education, and healthcare customers. She has served in this role since January 2019. She previously served CDW Corporation as Chief Revenue Officer from July 2017 to December 2018, Senior Vice President–International from May 2016 to July 2017, and Chief Legal Officer/General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from January 2002 to July 2017. Before joining CDW Corporation, she was a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Sidley Austin.


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Monica Lozano against a red background.Monica C. Lozano

Former President & CEO, The College Futures Foundation

Monica C. Lozano is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of The College Futures Foundation. She held that position from December 2017 until July 2022. She also co-founded The Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program and served as Chair of its Advisory Board from January 2015 to October 2019. Ms. Lozano previously served as Chairman of U.S. Hispanic Media, Inc., a leading Hispanic news and information company. Ms. Lozano previously served in the roles of Chair and Chief Executive Officer of ImpreMedia, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Hispanic Media, Inc. Ms. Lozano also served as Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of La Opinion, a subsidiary of ImpreMedia, LLC, and in several management-level roles with the company. 


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Monica Lozano against a red background.Grace Puma

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, PepsiCo, Inc. 

Grace Puma is the former Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer at PepsiCo, Inc., a multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation. She held that position from 2017 until April 2022. Previously, Ms. Puma served PepsiCo, Inc. as Senior Vice President, Chief Supply Officer and Senior Vice President, Global Chief Procurement Officer. She also served as Senior Vice President, Global Chief Procurement Officer at United Airlines Holdings, Inc. and held a variety of positions at Kraft Foods, Inc. and Motorola, Inc.  


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Mary Minnick against a red background.Derica W. Rice

Former Executive Vice President, CVS Health Corporation / Former President, CVS Caremark 

Derica W. Rice is the former Executive Vice President of CVS Health Corporation, a provider of health services and plans in the United States, and former President of CVS Caremark, the pharmacy benefits management business of CVS Health Corporation. He served in those positions from March 2018 to February 2020. Mr. Rice previously held several other executive level positions over nearly three decades with Eli Lilly and Company, a pharmaceutical company, including Executive Vice President, Global Services from January 2010 through December 2017 and Chief Financial Officer from May 2006 through December 2017. He also previously served on Target Corporation’s Board of Directors from September 2007 to January 2018.


 

A black and white photo with head-and-shoulders shot of Dmitri Stockton against a red background.Dmitri L. Stockton

Former Senior Vice President & Special Advisor to the Chairman, General Electric Company

Dmitri L. Stockton is the former Senior Vice President & Special Advisor to the Chairman of General Electric Company, a global infrastructure and technology conglomerate. He held that position from July 2016 to March 2017. Mr. Stockton previously held several other executive level positions with General Electric Company, including Chairman, President, & Chief Executive Officer of GE Asset Management Incorporated, President & Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital Global Banking, Senior Vice President of General Electric Company based in London, President & Chief Executive Officer of GE Consumer Finance, Central & Eastern Europe, and Vice President of General Electric Company.


 

Our management

Target is managed by an executive leadership team comprised of senior company officers. Our management is led by our Chief Executive Officer who reports to the Board of Directors.

Target’s executive leadership team

Communicating with our Board of Directors

Shareholders and other interested parties seeking to communicate with any individual director or group of directors may send correspondence to:

 

Mail
Target Board of Directors
c/o Corporate Secretary
1000 Nicollet Mall, TPS-2670
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

Email
BoardOfDirectors@target.com, which is managed by the Corporate Secretary

The Corporate Secretary, in turn, has been instructed by the Board to forward all communications, except those that are clearly unrelated to Board or shareholder matters, to the relevant Board members.