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Target Tabs PepsiCo’s Cornell as New Chief

Brian Cornell

MINNEAPOLIS-Target has named Brian Cornell, former CEO of PepsiCo Americas Foods, as its new chairman and CEO, succeeding Gregg Steinhafel, who left the mass merchant in May. Cornell will assume his new post on Aug. 12. According to a Target statement, his first priorities will be “accelerating the company’s performance and advancing Target’s omnichannel evolution.”More »

Last updated: July 31, 2014

Steinhafel Steps Down as Target Chief

Gregg Steinhafel

MINNEAPOLIS-Gregg Steinhafel, Target’s chairman, president and CEO, has resigned effective today, ending his 35-year career with the retailer. A statement from the Target board of directors, issued today, said Steinhafel and the board mutually agreed to end his tenure after “extensive discussions.” A letter written by Steinhafel to the board obtained by HFN said heMore »

Last updated: May 5, 2014