Brian C. Cornell is a businessperson who has been the head of 7 different companies. Presently, he is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Target Corp. and Non-Executive Chairman for Yum! Brands, Inc.
He is also on the board of Catalyst, Inc., YMCA of Greater New York, The Consumer Goods Forum and The National Museum of African American History & Culture and Chairman for Retail Industry Leaders Association and Member of Grocery Manufacturers Association.
In his past career Brian C. Cornell occupied the position of Executive Vice President for Walmart, Inc. and President, Chief Executive Officer & EVP at Sam's West, Inc. (a subsidiary of Walmart, Inc.), Chief Executive Officer of Michaels Stores, Inc., Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Americas Foods, President of Tropicana International, President-Food Services Division at Pepsi-Cola North America, Principal at Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc., Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President for Safeway, Inc. and Trustee & Member at The Culinary Institute of America, Inc.
Mr. Cornell received an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.