Brian C. Cornell is a businessperson who has been at the head of 7 different companies. Currently, Mr. Cornell holds the position of Non-Executive Chairman for Yum! Brands, Inc. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Target Corp. Mr. Cornell is also Member of Grocery Manufacturers Association and on the board of 5 other companies.
In the past Mr. Cornell was Executive Vice President for Walmart, Inc. and President, Chief Executive Officer & EVP at Sam's West, Inc. (a subsidiary of Walmart, Inc.), Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President of Safeway, Inc., Chief Executive Officer for Michaels Stores, Inc., Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Americas Foods, President for Tropicana International, Principal at Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc., President-Food Services Division at Pepsi-Cola North America, Trustee & Member at The Culinary Institute of America, Inc. and Director at YMCA of Greater New York.
Mr. Cornell received an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.