Target Chairman and CEO, Brian Cornell, to discuss Target's Transformation at Executives' Club Luncheon

Mar 11, 2016, 18:40 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 15, Brian Cornell, Chairman and CEO of Target, will present a keynote and executive discussion on "Transforming Target."

As Chairman and CEO of Target, Brian Cornell leads the third largest retail business in the U.S. Taking the helm in August 2014 as the company's first external CEO, Cornell brought a jolt of energy to the $70 billion retailer – including driving growth in signature categories of style, baby, kids and wellness, opening flexible format stores in urban centers like Chicago and forging a strategic relationship with CVS Health to purchase Target's pharmacy and clinics businesses.

Though early in its transformation, there is momentum in Target's business as guests are responding well to its product assortment, presentation and overall shopping experience.

Join The Club on Tuesday, March 15 to hear Cornell share key insights and lessons learned, as Target transforms its business and adapts to the shifting consumer landscape.

The discussion will be moderated by Jose Luis Prado, President, Prado Strategic Consulting and Former President, Quaker Oats North America.

Event Details

  • Global Leaders Luncheon with Brian Cornell: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
    Palmer House Hilton, Grand Ballroom, 17 E. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60603
    Registration and Networking: 11:15 a.m.; Program: 12:00-1:15 p.m.
    Media Session for Press Q&A:  1:15-1:30 p.m.

Global Leaders Luncheon Platinum Series Sponsor: KPMG
Gold Series Sponsor: ROOT, INC.
Gold Sponsors: BMO Harris Bank; Discover Financial Services; The Chicago Bulls, Energy BBDO; Lifeway Foods; Nalco, an Ecolab Company; Northwestern Medicine; PepsiCo; Potbelly Sandwich Works; The Private Bank; RHR International; Sanchez, Daniels, & Hoffman; UnitedHealthcare; Ventas
Media Sponsors:  Hispanic Executive, The Wall Street Journal

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