Directors and Officers

Board of Directors

Michael Balmuth
Executive Chairman of the Board, Ross Stores, Inc.
Michael Balmuth
Executive Chairman of the Board, Ross Stores, Inc.


Mr. Balmuth has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since June 2014. From 1996 to May 2014, he was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. He... 
K. Gunnar Bjorklund
Managing Director, Sverica International
K. Gunnar Bjorklund
Managing Director, Sverica International


Managing Director, Sverica International, since 1991. From 1987 to 1990, Director, Corporate Strategic Planning for American Express Company. Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company... 
Michael J. Bush
Former President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, NTN Buzztime
Michael J. Bush
Former President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, NTN Buzztime


Member of the Board of Directors, NTN Buzztime, from 2009 to 2012, President and CEO from 2010 to 2012; Managing Member, B IV Investments, LLC since 2007; President and CEO, 3 Day Blinds, In... 
Norman A. Ferber
Chairman Emeritus, Ross Stores, Inc.
Norman A. Ferber
Chairman Emeritus, Ross Stores, Inc.


Mr. Ferber was named Chairman Emeritus in June 2014. He continues to serve on the Board of Directors and as a consultant to the Company, a position he has held since 1996. Mr. Ferber was ... 
Sharon D. Garrett
Management Consultant
Sharon D. Garrett
Management Consultant


Management consultant since 2013. Member of the Board of Directors, Scott’s Liquid Gold-Inc. since February 2014 (also member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee); Executive Vi... 
George P. Orban*
Managing Partner, Orban Partners
George P. Orban*
Managing Partner, Orban Partners


Managing Partner of Orban Partners, a private investment Company, since May 1984. Chairman of the Board of Egghead.com, Inc. from January 1997 to August 2001, and Chief Executive Officer fr... 
Michael O'Sullivan
President and Chief Operating Officer
Michael O'Sullivan
President and Chief Operating Officer


Mr. O’Sullivan has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 2009 and a member of the Board of Directors since June 2014. From 2005 to 2009, he was Executive Vice President and C... 
Larry S. Peiros
Former Chief Operating Officer, The Clorox Company
Larry S. Peiros
Former Chief Operating Officer, The Clorox Company


Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Clorox Company, from 2011 to March 2013; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – Clorox North America, from 2007 to... 
Gregory L. Quesnel
Former Chief Executive Officer, CNF, Inc.
Gregory L. Quesnel
Former Chief Executive Officer, CNF, Inc.


Former Chief Executive Officer, CNF, Inc. (now Con-Way, Inc.), from 1999 to 2004. Chief Operating Officer from 1997 to 1998 and Chief Financial Officer from 1991 to 1997, CNF. Began his ca... 
Barbara Rentler
Chief Executive Officer, Ross Stores, Inc.
Barbara Rentler
Chief Executive Officer, Ross Stores, Inc.


Ms. Rentler has served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors since June 2014. From 2009 to May 2014, she was President and Chief Merchandising Officer, Ross Dress... 

Officers

Michael Balmuth
Executive Chairman of the Board, Ross Stores, Inc.
Michael Balmuth
Executive Chairman of the Board, Ross Stores, Inc.


Mr. Balmuth has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since June 2014. From 1996 to May 2014, he was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. He... 
Barbara Rentler
Chief Executive Officer, Ross Stores, Inc.
Barbara Rentler
Chief Executive Officer, Ross Stores, Inc.


Ms. Rentler has served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors since June 2014. From 2009 to May 2014, she was President and Chief Merchandising Officer, Ross Dress... 
Douglas Baker
President and Chief Merchandising Officer, dd’s DISCOUNTS®
Douglas Baker
President and Chief Merchandising Officer, dd’s DISCOUNTS®


Mr. Baker has served as President and Chief Merchandising Officer, dd’s DISCOUNTS since 2011. He was Executive Vice President, Merchandising dd’s DISCOUNTS from 2009 to 2011 and Senior Vice ... 
James S. Fassio
President and Chief Development Officer
James S. Fassio
President and Chief Development Officer


Mr. Fassio has served as President and Chief Development Officer since 2009. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Property Development, Construction and Store Design from 2005 to ... 
Michael O'Sullivan
President and Chief Operating Officer
Michael O'Sullivan
President and Chief Operating Officer


Mr. O’Sullivan has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 2009 and a member of the Board of Directors since June 2014. From 2005 to 2009, he was Executive Vice President and C... 
Lisa Panattoni
President, Merchandising, Ross Dress for Less®
Lisa Panattoni
President, Merchandising, Ross Dress for Less®


Ms. Panattoni has served as President, Merchandising, Ross Dress for Less since June 2014 with responsibility for all of the Home businesses, Men’s, Junior Sportswear, Lingerie, and Cosmetic... 
Bernie Brautigan
Group Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Ross Dress for Less®
Bernie Brautigan
Group Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Ross Dress for Less®


Mr. Brautigan has served as Group Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Ross Dress for Less since June 2014, with responsibility for Ladies and Children’s apparel, Shoes, Accessories, and... 
Vanessa Baque-Stanton
Executive Vice President, Planning
Vanessa Baque-Stanton
Executive Vice President, Planning


Ms. Baque-Stanton has served as Executive Vice President, Planning since joining the Company in 2012. Prior to Ross, she spent five years with Esprit in Germany where she was ultimately Glob... 
Robert Bernard
Executive Vice President, Merchandising
Robert Bernard
Executive Vice President, Merchandising


Mr. Bernard has been Executive Vice President, Merchandising since 2013 with responsibility for Home. Previously, he was Group Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager from 201... 
John G. Call
Executive Vice President, Finance and Legal, and Corporate Secretary
John G. Call
Executive Vice President, Finance and Legal, and Corporate Secretary


Since March 2014, Mr. Call has served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Legal, and Corporate Secretary. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Call was Group Senior Vice President and Chief Financial... 
Ken Caruana
Executive Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Human Resources
Ken Caruana
Executive Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Human Resources


Mr. Caruana has served as Executive Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Human Resources since 2010. Previously he was Senior Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Allocation from 2006 ... 
Gary L. Cribb
Executive Vice President, Stores and Loss Prevention
Gary L. Cribb
Executive Vice President, Stores and Loss Prevention


Mr. Cribb has served as Executive Vice President, Stores and Loss Prevention since 2009, after being promoted to Executive Vice President in 2005. He joined the Company in 2002 as Senior Vic... 
Michael K. Kobayashi
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Merchant Operations and Technology
Michael K. Kobayashi
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Merchant Operations and Technology


Mr. Kobayashi has served as Executive Vice President – Supply Chain, Merchant Operations and Technology since May 2014. Previously, he was Executive Vice President – Supply Chain, Allocatio... 
Michael J. Hartshorn
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Michael J. Hartshorn
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer


Mr. Hartshorn has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer since February 2014. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Financial Officer from 2012 to Febru... 

*Also serves as Lead Independent Director

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