SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 8, 2018
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
999 Lake Drive
Issaquah, WA 98027
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 425-313-8100
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers|
Dennis Zook, Executive Vice President, Southwest Division and Mexico, and John McKay, Executive Vice President, Northern Division, are retiring from the Company. The Company expresses its deep gratitude to Messrs. Zook and McKay for their thirty-plus years of service and numerous contributions to the Companys success.
Russ Miller, currently Senior Vice President and General Manager Western Canada Region, has been appointed Executive Vice President, Southwest Division and Mexico. Jim Klauer, currently Senior Vice President, Merchandising Non-Foods and E-Commerce, has been appointed Executive Vice President, Northern Division. Both will report to the President and Chief Executive Officer, Craig Jelinek.
These changes are effective March 2, 2018.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized, on January 9, 2018.
|COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION|
|Richard A. Galanti|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|