People: Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.OQ)
Mr. Hamilton E. James serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Costco Wholesale Corporation. Hamilton E. James has been a director of the Company since August 1988. He was the Lead Independent Director from 2005 until becoming the non-executive Chairman of the Board in August 2017. He was until March 1, 2018, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Blackstone Group, a global alternative asset manager and provider of financial advisory services and is currently its Executive Vice Chairman. He is also a member of the board of directors of its general partner, Blackstone Group Management L.L.C. He was previously a director of Credit Suisse First Boston USA, Inc. Mr. James’s qualifications to serve on the Board include the knowledge and experience he has gained, and contributions he has made, during his tenure as a director of our Company and his broad-ranging experiences in the financial services industry, including senior leadership positions.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||35,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||262,500|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||297,500|