Directors and Officers

Board of Directors

Norman A. Ferber
Chairman of the Board, Ross Stores, Inc.
Norman A. Ferber
Chairman of the Board, Ross Stores, Inc.


Consultant to the Company since September 1996. Chairman of the Board since March 1993; Chief Executive Officer of the Company from March 1993 through August 1996; President and Chief Execu... 
Michael Balmuth
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Michael Balmuth
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Balmuth joined the Board of Directors as Vice Chairman and became Chief Executive Officer in September 1996. From February 2005 to December 2009, he also served as President. He was Exec... 
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... 
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... 
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... 

Officers

Michael Balmuth
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Michael Balmuth
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Balmuth joined the Board of Directors as Vice Chairman and became Chief Executive Officer in September 1996. From February 2005 to December 2009, he also served as President. He was Exec... 
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 March 2011. He was Executive Vice President, Merchandising dd’s DISCOUNTS from June 2009 to March 201... 
James S. Fassio
President and Chief Development Officer
James S. Fassio
President and Chief Development Officer


Mr. Fassio became President and Chief Development Officer in December 2009. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President, Property Development, Construction and Store Design from February ... 
Michael  B. O'Sullivan
President and Chief Operating Officer
Michael  B. O'Sullivan
President and Chief Operating Officer


Mr. O’Sullivan became President and Chief Operating Officer in December 2009. From February 2005 to December 2009, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, aft... 
Barbara Rentler
President and Chief Merchandising Officer, Ross Dress for Less®
Barbara Rentler
President and Chief Merchandising Officer, Ross Dress for Less®


Ms. Rentler has served as President and Chief Merchandising Officer, Ross Dress for Less since December 2009, with responsibility for all merchandising categories at Ross. From December 200... 
Lisa Panattoni
Group Executive Vice President, Merchandising
Lisa Panattoni
Group Executive Vice President, Merchandising


Ms. Panattoni was named Group Executive Vice President, Merchandising for Ross Home and Men’s in December 2009. She joined the Company in January 2005 as Senior Vice President and General Me... 
Vanessa Baque-Stanton
Executive Vice President, Planning
Vanessa Baque-Stanton
Executive Vice President, Planning


Ms. Baque-Stanton became Executive Vice President, Planning in April 2012. Prior to joining Ross, she spent five years with Esprit in Germany where she was ultimately Global Head of Merchand... 
Bernie Brautigan
Executive Vice President, Merchandising
Bernie Brautigan
Executive Vice President, Merchandising


Mr. Brautigan became Executive Vice President, Merchandising in December 2009 with responsibility for Misses Better Sportswear, Shoes, Accessories, Jewelry, Lingerie and Ladies Hosiery. Pre... 
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 March 2010. He served as Senior Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Allocation from No... 
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 December 2009, after being promoted to Executive Vice President in February 2005. He joined the Company in ... 
Michael K. Kobayashi
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Allocation and Chief Information Officer
Michael K. Kobayashi
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Allocation and Chief Information Officer


Mr. Kobayashi has served as Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Allocation and Chief Information Officer since March 2010. From March 2008 to March 2010, he served as Group Senior Vice ... 
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 February 2012 to February 2014, Mr. Call was Group Senior Vice President ... 
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. He was Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Financial Officer from January 2012 to February ... 

*Also serves as Lead Independent Director

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