Erik Nordstrom, President of Nordstrom Direct, to Speak at LIM College on Nov. 6
November 6, 2014
Erik Nordstrom, president of Nordstrom Direct, will be at LIM College on November 6 to speak to both graduate and undergraduate students.
Mr. Nordstrom will be in FashionOpolis at 3 p.m. to talk to undergraduates. This session is also open to all LIM College faculty and staff. Then, at 6:30 pm, he will take part in LIM College's C-Suite Speaker Series.
The C-Suite Speaker Series event will be held on the fourth floor of the LIM College Townhouse. Attendance is restricted to (and mandatory) for all students in the MBA and MPS programs. For more information on the C-Suite Speaker Series, email GraduateStudies@limcollege.edu.
About Erik Nordstrom
Erik Nordstrom was named president of Nordstrom Direct, the company’s $1.6 billion online, full-price business in 2014. Erik has also served on the Nordstrom Board of Directors since 2006.
From 2000 to 2014 Erik was president of stores during a period of significant investment and rapid store growth as the company added 46 new Nordstrom stores, announced expansion plans that included the company’s first stores in Canada, Puerto Rico and New York and grew revenue from approximately $5 billion to nearly $8 billion.
In his current role, Erik and his team look for opportunities to enhance the customer experience on Nordstrom.com from the customer’s first click to delivery of their order. As a member of the company’s executive team, Erik was deeply involved in many of the company’s digital initiatives over the past decade, including the acquisitions of HauteLook and Trunk Club, as well as the development and launch of Nordstromrack.com.
Erik began his career in the stockroom of the downtown Seattle store in 1979 and worked in sales in shoes through high school and college. After graduating from the University of Washington, Erik went on to hold numerous positions in buying and regional management at Nordstrom prior to becoming a co-president in 1995.
“Customers view us as one Nordstrom – our challenge is to act like one Nordstrom.”
– Erik Nordstrom