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Biographical information about outgoing Target CEO

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 5, 2014 at 7:56 am •  Published: May 5, 2014

Target said Monday that Chairman, President and CEO Gregg Steinhafel is out nearly five months after the retailer disclosed a massive data breach that has hurt its reputation among customers and has derailed its business.

NAME: Gregg W. Steinhafel

AGE: 59

HOMETOWN: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin; Master's degree from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management

CAREER: A 35-year veteran of Target, he began as a merchandise trainee in 1979 and held a variety of merchandising and operational management positions. He became president in 1999, CEO in 2008 and chairman in 2009.

OTHER INFO: Steinhafel also serves on the boards of The Toro Co. and TreeHouse, a Minnesota nonprofit. He is a member of the Business Roundtable, Business Council and the Minnesota Business Partnership.

FAMILY: Married with three children.


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