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Erik Nordstrom


Erik Nordstrom began his career in the stockroom of the downtown Seattle store in 1979. He worked as a salesperson in the shoe department through high school and college. After graduating from the University of Washington, Erik held numerous positions throughout the company, including buying and regional management, before becoming co-president in 2015.

From 2000-2014 Erik was president of full line stores and from 2014-2016 he directly supported In his current role, he supports the company’s full line businesses, finance, technology, supply chain and strategy.

Since Erik and his brothers took over the leadership of Nordstrom in 2000, the business has grown from $5.1M to $15.5M and has increased the number of stores from 115 to more than 370. The brothers also took the company international in 2014, opening the first Nordstrom store in Canada, and recently opened the first full-line Nordstrom store in New York City.

Erik has served on the Nordstrom Board of Directors since 2006.

Speaking in:

Tuesday Jan 14
8:30 - 9:15 AM
Qualtrics Theatre, Level 1
More details on this session coming soon!