KARL BRACKEN

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, PAY & BENEFITS, TARGET

Karl began his career at Target as an MBA Merchandising Intern in 2003.  Since then, he has held several positions in Merchandising and Supply Chain, including Buyer, Senior Negotiations Leader, Senior Buyer, MP Director, VP of MP Operations, and SVP of Merchandise Planning for the Essentials and Hardlines areas.

Prior to joining Target, Karl worked for J.P. Morgan and Bear Stearns & Co in their Technology, Media & Telecom investment banking groups in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Karl received his BA from Claremont McKenna College in 1997, and his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in 2004.