Gregg Steinhafel

A career Target employee, Steinhafel started as a merchandise trainee in 1979 and progressed through merchandising and operations positions before being named president of Target in 1999. He was named CEO in May 2008 and chairman in February 2009. He succeeded Robert Ulrich.

Business
January 4

Gregg Steinhafel, CEO of Target Corp.

Steinhafel confronted challenges from all sides around this time last year. At home, he had the massive data breach in late 2013 during the height…
Business
August 5, 2014
Target protesters

June 2011: Questions on political giving still dog Target

CEO Gregg Steinhafel said the company 'learned a lot last year' after its donation to MN Forward.
Business
July 28, 2014

Paying up: Hiring a new CEO from outside can be pricey

Annual Star Tribune Executive Compensation Report: Corporate boards sometimes have to open the bank to bring in a new CEO from outside.
Business
May 20, 2014

Target fired Steinhafel, cut compensation, proxy shows

After receiving pay of about $16 million in fiscal 2013, Steinhafel’s final payout is shaped by severance, stock options and other deferred compensation.
Business
May 19, 2014
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel was in the Bloomington Target store to wat...

May 5: Estimate: Steinhafel could receive $26 million severance

Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel could be eligible for about $26 million in severance, but the final number will depend on the current proxy statement.
Minneapolis
May 19, 2014
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May 5: Target seeks new CEO to restore chain's luster

The nation's third-largest retailer said Gregg Steinhafel, a 35-year veteran of the company and CEO since 2008, has agreed to step down, effective immediately.
Business
May 6, 2014

Potential candidates to lead Target come from both inside, outside

Names from within company – as well as from Gap, Ford and Wal-Mart – surface as potential CEOs.
Business
May 6, 2014

Schafer: Holding CEO accountable is sign of a strong company

Don’t look at the departure of Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel and conclude it’s just another symptom of very sick company. It shows that it’s way too soon for longtime shareholders, suppliers and employees concerned about the future of Target to panic.
Video
May 5, 2014
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel was interviewed by CNBC.

Jan. 13: Target CEO speaks on data breach

Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel is speaking out about the credit card data breach that affects up to 110 million Target customers.
Business
January 20, 2014

Jan. 13: Target CEO says 'I'm sorry'

The top executive for Target Corp. started the week Monday trying to assure consumers, and apologizing for the massive data breach.
Business
January 15, 2014
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel was interviewed by CNBC.

Jan. 14: Target CEO seeks to reassure customers

Gregg Steinhafel vowed that shoppers whose data was compromised will have zero liability for fraudulent charges arising from the breach.
Business
January 5, 2014

Gregg Steinhafel, CEO, Target Corp.

« Our guests’ daily activities and shopping habits are converging in dramatically new ways. » Gregg Steinhafel, CEO of Target Corp. About Steinhafel: Was named…
Business
April 30, 2013
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CEO Pay Watch: Target's Gregg Steinhafel: $23.4 million

Gregg Steinhafel, Target Corp. chairman, president, CEO Total compensation: $23,472,082 for the year ended Jan. 31, 2013 Salary: $1,500,000 Non-equity incentive pay: $2,880,000 Other compensation:…
Business
April 24, 2013

Slow 4th quarter drops Target shares

Earnings fell as the discounter had to sell off Neiman Marcus offerings at big markdowns.
Business
March 22, 2013

Target sees sales jump 3.1 percent in January

January same-store sales rose 3.1 percent, more than expected.
Business
March 21, 2013

Steinhafel's to-do list

STEINHAFEL'S TARGET TO DO LIST • Get tough on expenses • Push the "Pay Less" side of the slogan • But ... stay fresh (that's…
Business
March 21, 2013
Tracy Gohlke shops at a Super Target.

Target CEO predicts holly, jolly holiday season

Gregg Steinhafel predicted that the holiday season will lift the Minneapolis-based company to its best quarterly same-store sales "in the last three years."