Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) March 5, 2018


Target Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction of


(Commission File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(612) 304-6073

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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Item 5.02.                                         Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On March 5, 2018 the Board of Directors elected Dmitri L. Stockton as a director of Target Corporation.


Mr. Stockton served as Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of GE Asset Management Incorporated and Senior Vice President of General Electric Company from May 2011 to December 2016. Most recently he was Senior Vice President and Special Advisor to the Chairman of General Electric Company from July 2016 to March 2017.


The Board has appointed Mr. Stockton to the Audit & Finance Committee and the Infrastructure & Investment Committee.


Mr. Stockton will receive a one-time grant of RSUs with a $50,000 grant date fair value and the annual compensation we provide to non-employee directors described in our proxy statement.


A copy of the News Release describing this change to the Board of Directors is attached as Exhibit (99).


Item 9.01                                            Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d)                                  Exhibits







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.






Date: March 8, 2018

/s/ Don H. Liu


Don H. Liu


Executive Vice President and Chief Legal & Risk Officer



Exhibit 99





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Dmitri L. Stockton Named to Target Corporation’s Board of Directors


MINNEAPOLIS (March 8, 2018) — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announced its board of directors elected Dmitri L. Stockton, former senior vice president of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), as a new director, effective March 5, 2018.


Mr. Stockton, 53, spent 30 years at GE prior to retiring in March 2017.  During his tenure, he held a series of escalating leadership positions and spent a decade working in France, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. From December 2008 to April 2011, Mr. Stockton served as president and CEO of GE Capital Global Banking, where he was responsible for $5 billion in revenue and approximately 40,000 employees. From May 2011 to December 2016, Mr. Stockton served as chairman, president and CEO of GE Asset Management and led the sale of the business to State Street Global Advisors in July 2016. His most recent role at the company was senior vice president and special advisor to the chairman. Mr. Stockton currently serves on the boards of Deere & Company, American Family Insurance and Ryder System, Inc., as well as the Georgetown University Board of Regents.


Dmitri will be a welcome addition to Target’s board. His impressive career includes three decades of leading complex global businesses and teams of tens of thousands through times of transition and industry disruption. That experience, coupled with his track record of consistently growing revenue and profitability while increasing operational performance, offers an important perspective to Target as we accelerate our strategic progress in 2018 and beyond,” said Brian Cornell, chairman and CEO of Target.


About Target


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