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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

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Costco Wholesale Corporation

999 Lake Drive
Issaquah, WA 98027
United States
425 313 8100

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryDiscount Stores
Full-time employees316,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. W. Craig JelinekCEO & Director1.83MN/A1952
Mr. Ron M. VachrisPresident, COO & Director1.31MN/A1965
Mr. Richard A. GalantiExecutive VP, CFO & Director1.14MN/A1956
Mr. Russell D. MillerSenior EVP and COO of Warehouse Operations - U.S. & Mexico1.01MN/A1957
Mr. Patrick J. CallansExecutive Vice President of AdministrationN/AN/A1963
David SherwoodVice President of Finance & Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. John SullivanExecutive VP, General Counsel & Corporate SecretaryN/AN/A1961
Sheri FliesSenior Vice President of Global Sustainability & ComplianceN/AN/AN/A
Brenda WeberSenior Vice President of Human ResourcesN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Ali MoayeriSenior Vice President of Construction & PurchasingN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2022, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Japan, the United Kingdom, Korea, Australia, Taiwan, China, Spain, France, Iceland, New Zealand, and Sweden. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. It offers merchandise, such as sundries, dry groceries, candies, coolers, freezers, deli, liquor, and tobacco; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, garden and patio products, sporting goods, tires, toys and seasonal products, office supplies, automotive care products, postages, tickets, apparel, small appliances, furniture, domestics, housewares, special order kiosks, and jewelry; and meat, produce, service deli, and bakery products. The company also operates gasoline, pharmacies, optical, food courts, hearing-aid centers, and tire installation centers; and offers business delivery, travel, grocery, and various other services online. It also operates e-commerce websites. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.

Corporate governance

Costco Wholesale Corporation’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 December 2023 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 7; Shareholder rights: 1; 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 10 indicates higher governance risk.