Club Retail Consulting in Seattle, WA
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Professional Experience — Costco
Three Decades of Excellence
For nearly 30 years, Mark Sjoboen was a respected and integral part of the Costco Wholesale team. Early in his career, he worked as a Warehouse Manager and was responsible for the entire operations of the warehouses in Issaquah, WA, Anchorage, AK, Missoula, MT, and Silverdale, WA. In total, he was responsible for more than 500 employees and stores earning more than $350 million in yearly revenue.
In 2006, Mark began working as an Assistant Vice President. In this role, he was responsible for managing multi-billion-dollar global P&L goals, as well as the training and hiring of managers and employees. From 2006-2009, Mark worked in Japan, where he was in charge of all location operations as the Regional Operations Director. During his time in Japan, he was responsible for more than 3,000 employees, all striving to achieve P&L goals.
The final eight years of Mark's Costco career were spent at his home office in Issaquah, WA, where he managed a variety of buying teams as an AVP/GMM of Buying. This role required Mark to meet with vendors across the country, visit factories across the world, and manage buyers for the global sourcing of branded and private-label apparel. Mark is known for developing an impressive number of private-label goods.
- Health and Beauty Aids
- OTC Services
- Foods & Sundries (eCommerce)
- Tickets & Roadshows
- Lawn & Garden
- Sporting Goods
Perfecting an Online Presence
In his final role at Costco, Mark worked as the AVP/GMM of the Costco website. In this position, he was responsible for all the buying, marketing, and content of the site.