Costco Wholesale is a limited assortment warehouse membership club catering to business and individual members.
Responsible for Costco's Gas, Optical, One-Hour Photo, Car Wash and Hearing Aid retail departments. In addition I am responsible for two optical labs, two packaging plants and our Tracy meat plant. Finally, I am responsible for Business Development which allows me to identify potential new business opportunities for the country.
Have been employed by Costco since 1984 and I have been responsible for food buying, non-food buying, fresh food operations, as well as, regional operations in the Northeast (opened this part of the country for Costco). Spent nearly seven years in Asia as Managing Director responsible for all operations in Taiwan, Korea and Japan.
Loyola University, BBA 1973. Harvard Business School, MBA 1979.
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