Mr. Brian C. Cornell is a Non-Executive Chairman at Yum! Brands, Inc., a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Target Corp. and a Member at Grocery Manufacturers Association.
He is on the Board of Directors at National Retail Federation, Inc., Retail Industry Leaders Association, Catalyst, Inc., The Consumer Goods Forum and The National Museum of African American History & Culture. Mr. Cornell was previously employed as an Independent Director by Polaris Industries, Inc. /MN/, a Chief Executive Officer by PepsiCo Americas Foods, an Executive Vice President by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., a President & Chief Executive Officer by Sam's West, Inc., a Chief Executive Officer by Michaels Stores, Inc., a Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President by Safeway, Inc., a Principal by Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc., a President-Food Services Division by Pepsi-Cola North America, a Trustee & Member by The Culinary Institute of America, Inc., and a President by Tropicana International.
He also served on the board at YMCA of Greater New York, The Home Depot, Inc., OfficeMax, Inc., Kirin Tropicana, Inc., Centerplate, Inc. and Polaris Industries, Inc.
He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.