Kathryn Tesija


Skills and Qualifications

Kathryn Tesija brings to Clorox large-scale global merchandising and supply chain experience as well as operational and strategic planning expertise. Her tenure as a retail industry executive allows her to provide insights into customer and consumer behavior. This experience, together with her expertise in digital, innovation and marketing, allows her to provide valuable perspective on the company’s strategic priorities to innovate brand and shopping experiences.

Experience Highlights

Target Corporation, a department store chain

  • Strategic advisor (July 2015 to March 2016)
  • Executive vice president and chief merchandising and supply chain officer (October 2012 to July 2015)
  • Oversaw all functions of product design and development, sourcing, merchandising, presentation, inventory management, operations, and global supply chain for Target.com and nearly 1,800 retail stores.
  • Executive vice president, merchandising (May 2008 to September 2012)
  • Numerous positions of responsibility, including director of merchandise planning and senior vice president, merchandising

Other Public Company Boards

  • Woolworths Group Limited (May 2016 to present)
  • Verizon Communications (December 2012 to May 2020)

Independent Director Since: 2020

Committees: MDCC, NGCRC