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Brian C. Cornell net worth and biography

Brian Cornell Biography and Net Worth

Insider of Target
As board chairman and CEO, Brian Cornell heads the dynamic global team behind Target, a leading omnichannel growth company in American retail. Based in Minneapolis, Target has more than 1,900 stores covering all 50 American states, a headquarters location in India and global supply chain and sourcing offices. Together, Target’s purpose-driven team of more than 350,000 works daily to help all families discover the joy of everyday life.  

Brian joined Target in 2014 and quickly established a strategic direction that built on the company’s strengths as a multicategory mass merchandiser with an excellent reputation for its shopping experience, design expertise, brand curation and brand development. Brian and team made enormous investments in digital, data and supply chain capabilities, placing the company’s fleet of popular stores at the center both of physical shopping and digital fulfillment, a move that was considered counterintuitive and met with skepticism at the time. This and the 2017 acquisition of Shipt catapulted Target into a leadership position in same-day, store-based fulfillment services, driving the company’s strongest growth trends in its 60-year history.

At the same time, knowing that the Target team and culture were central to success, Brian spearheaded vast investments in wages, benefits, team training and development, diverse and equitable representation, and a corporate culture that helps all team members care, grow and win together.       

In recent years, Yahoo Finance named Target the Company of the Year, and CNN named Brian the Top CEO of the Year. Target was also named Retailer of the Year by Mass Market Retailer and is currently ranked second on Fortune’s Best Big Companies to Work For. 

Prior to joining Target, Brian spent more than 30 years in escalating leadership positions at leading retail and consumer-product companies. Roles included Chief Marketing Officer at Safeway Inc. and CEO at Michaels, Sam’s Club and PepsiCo Americas Foods. His work took him from North America to Asia, Europe and Latin America and provided insights that he leverages at Target today.

Brian currently serves on the National Retail Federation’s executive committee and on The Business Council. He is the non-executive chairman of the board for Yum! Brands and is the immediate past-chairman of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). Previously he served as a director for The Home Depot and Polaris Industries.

A career-long advocate of diversity and inclusion in corporate leadership, Brian is a board member for Catalyst and served on the Council for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. The Network of Executive Women honored Brian with the William J. Grize Gender Diversity Award, and he also received the Yale Legend in Leadership Award.

Brian earned a bachelor’s degree from UCLA in 1981 and attended the Anderson School of Management.

What is Brian C. Cornell's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Brian C. Cornell is at least $28.98 million as of September 2nd, 2021. Mr. Cornell owns 195,271 shares of Target stock worth more than $28,976,264 as of September 30th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Cornell may own. Additionally, Mr. Cornell receives a salary of $6,010,000.00 as Insider at Target. Learn More about Brian C. Cornell's net worth.

How old is Brian C. Cornell?

Mr. Cornell is currently 63 years old. There are 7 older executives and no younger executives at Target. Learn More on Brian C. Cornell's age.

What is Brian C. Cornell's salary?

As the Insider of Target Co., Mr. Cornell earned a total compensation package of $19,758,766.00 in 2021. Mr. Cornell earned a salary of $1,400,000.00, a bonus of $1,201,200.00, stock awards of $13,749,937.00, non-equity compensation of $2,795,240.00, and other compensation of $612,389.00. Learn More on Brian C. Cornell's salary.

How do I contact Brian C. Cornell?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Cornell and other Target executives is 1000 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55403. Target can also be reached via phone at (612) 304-6073 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Brian C. Cornell's contact information.

Has Brian C. Cornell been buying or selling shares of Target?

Brian C. Cornell has not been actively trading shares of Target in the last ninety days. Most recently, Brian C. Cornell sold 30,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $216.35, for a transaction totalling $6,490,500.00. Learn More on Brian C. Cornell's trading history.

Who are Target's active insiders?

Target's insider roster includes Roxanne Austin (Director), Katie Boylan (Insider), Brian Cornell (Insider), Michael Fiddelke (Insider), Robert Harrison (CAO), Christina Hennington (Insider), Matthew Liegel (CAO), Don Liu (Insider), Stephanie Lundquist (Insider), Michael Mcnamara (Insider), John Mulligan (Insider), Jill Sando (Insider), Mark Schindele (Insider), and Cara Sylvester (Insider). Learn More on Target's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Target?

In the last twelve months, insiders at the retailer sold shares 15 times. They sold a total of 251,457 shares worth more than $50,686,334.74. The most recent insider tranaction occured on September, 14th when insider John J Mulligan sold 39,101 shares worth more than $6,491,548.02. Insiders at Target own 0.3 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Target.

Information on this page was last updated on 9/14/2022.

Brian C. Cornell Insider Trading History at Target

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/16/2022Sell30,000$216.35$6,490,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/2/2021Sell30,000$244.72$7,341,600.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/2/2021Sell25,000$245.98$6,149,500.00195,271View SEC Filing Icon  
8/20/2020Sell100,000$153.11$15,311,000.00247,379View SEC Filing Icon  
5/11/2020Sell110,000$120.00$13,200,000.00208,502View SEC Filing Icon  
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Brian C. Cornell Buying and Selling Activity at Target

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Target Company Overview

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Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer in the United States. The company offers food assortments, including perishables, dry grocery, dairy, and frozen items; apparel, accessories, home décor products, electronics, toys, seasonal offerings, food, and other merchandise; and beauty and household essentials. It also provides in-store amenities, such as Target Café, Target Optical, Starbucks, and other food service offerings. The company sells its products through its stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. As of March 09, 2022, the company operated approximately 2,000 stores. Target Corporation was incorporated in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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