Costco Wholesale Corp. elected Helena Buonanno Foulkes to its Board of Directors. Most recently, Foulkes was CEO of Hudson’s Bay Company. Previously she spent 25 years at CVS Health, including as president of CVS Pharmacy and EVP of CVS Health. Foulkes is also a member of the boards of directors of Follett Higher Education, PM Pediatrics, Harry’s Inc., and Skillsoft. She recently completed a term as president of Harvard University’s Board of Overseers.

Hamilton James, chairman of the Board of Costco Wholesale Corp., stated: “We are very pleased to welcome Helena as a member of our Board. She is widely recognized as a leading retail executive and advocate for education. She also brings substantial experience in healthcare and as a board member of prominent companies. We look forward to her contributions.”

Costco operates 858 warehouses, including 590 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 107 in Canada, 40 in Mexico, 32 in Japan, 29 in the U.K., 18 in Korea, 15 in Australia, 14 in Taiwan, four each in China and Spain, two in France, and one each in Iceland, New Zealand and Sweden. Costco also operates e-commerce sites in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Mexico, Korea, Taiwan, Japan and Australia.

Photo courtesy Helena Buonanno Foulkes