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Nordstrom

COMPANY

Department store chain, founded by John W. Nordstrom as Wallin & Nordstrom in 1901, renamed Nordstrom in 1928. Purchased Best Apparel in 1963, becoming Nordstrom Best, then renamed Nordstrom again in 1973.

Official Website:
http://www.nordstrom.com/

Industry:
Retail

Ticker:
NYSE:JWN

Corporate headquarters:
Seattle, WA

Sales:
$7.7B (2006)

Employees:
50,000

EXECUTIVES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Darren R. Jackson
Business
c. 1964   CEO of Advance Auto Parts
Blake W. Nordstrom
Business
1961   President of Nordstrom
Erik B. Nordstrom
Business
c. 1963   EVP at Nordstrom
John W. Nordstrom
Business
15-Feb-1871 1-Oct-1963 Founder of Nordstrom
Peter E. Nordstrom
Business
c. 1962   EVP at Nordstrom

CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Phyllis J. Campbell
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Seattle Foundation
Enrique Hernandez, Jr.
Business
2-Nov-1955   Inter-Con Security Systems
Jeanne P. Jackson
Business
10-Aug-1951   CEO of Banana Republic, 1995-2000
Robert G. Miller
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Albertson's
Blake W. Nordstrom
Business
1961   President of Nordstrom
Erik B. Nordstrom
Business
c. 1963   EVP at Nordstrom
Peter E. Nordstrom
Business
c. 1962   EVP at Nordstrom
Philip G. Satre
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Harrah's Entertainment, 1993-2003
Alison A. Winter
Business
c. 1947   Personal Financial Services, Northern Trust

PAST BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Barbara Hackman Franklin
Government
19-Mar-1940   US Secretary of Commerce, 1992-93
Ann Dore McLaughlin
Government
16-Nov-1941   US Secretary of Labor, 1987-89
Alfred E. Osborne, Jr.
Educator
c. 1946   Management Professor, UCLA
William Ruckelshaus
Government
24-Jul-1932   Twice EPA administrator
Bruce G. Willison
Business
c. 1949   President, Home Savings and Loan, 1996-98


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