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Bruce Besanko

Retired Chief Financial Officer, Kohl’s Corporation
Director Since: 2018
Bruce Besanko served as Chief Financial Officer of Kohl’s Corporation, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin (a national retailer) from 2017 until his retirement in February 2020. Previously, Mr. Besanko spent four years with Supervalu Inc., Eden Prairie, Minnesota (a national food retailer and wholesaler), in executive roles, including Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer from 2016-2017, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2015-2016, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2013-2015. From 2009-2013, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer for OfficeMax Inc., Naperville, Illinois (a national office supplies retailer). In addition to his business experience, Mr. Besanko served 26 years in the U.S. Air Force where he rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Mr. Besanko is also currently a director of United Service Organizations of Illinois (a non-profit organization supporting military service members).