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W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)

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665.38-3.23 (-0.48%)
At close: 04:00PM EDT
664.00 -1.38 (-0.21%)
After hours: 04:31PM EDT

W.W. Grainger, Inc.

100 Grainger Parkway
Lake Forest, IL 60045-5201
United States
847 535 1000

IndustryIndustrial Distribution
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Donald G. MacphersonChairman & CEO3.77M3.81M1968
Ms. Deidra Cheeks MerriwetherCFO & Sr. VP1.54MN/A1969
Ms. Kathleen S. CarrollSr. VP & Chief HR Officer900.8kN/A1969
Mr. John L. HowardExec. Officer1.66M2.58M1958
Ms. Paige K. RobbinsSr. VP & Pres of Grainger Bus. Unit1.54MN/A1969
Ms. Laurie R. ThomsonVP, Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1975
Mr. Jonny LeRoyVP & CTON/AN/AN/A
Mr. Kyle BlandVP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Nancy L. Berardinelli-KrantzSr. VP & Chief Legal OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Masaya SuzukiManaging Director of Endless Assortment Bus.N/AN/A1975
Amounts are as of December 31, 2021 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and services in the United States, Japan, Canada, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, High-Touch Solutions N.A. and Endless Assortment. It offers safety and security supplies, material handling and storage equipment, pumps and plumbing equipment, cleaning and maintenance supplies, and metalworking and hand tools. It also offers inventory management and technical support services. The company serves businesses, corporations, government entities, and other institutions through sales and service representatives, and electronic and ecommerce channels. W.W. Grainger, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Corporate Governance

W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of February 1, 2023 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 5.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.