Nordstrom Names New Chief Financial Officer

by Katie Lee

Seattle — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. has hired Anne Bramman as chief financial officer (CFO), effective June 2, 2017.

“After a thorough search for a CFO, we’re excited to have Anne join our team,” says Blake Nordstrom, co-president of Nordstrom, Inc. “Anne’s breadth of financial expertise and background as a strong business leader will serve us well as we continue to invest in our growth strategy.”

Bramman comes to Nordstrom from Avery Dennison Corporation where she has served as senior vice president and CFO since 2015. She has an extensive financial leadership background in a variety of industries, including retail. 

“I’ve always admired Nordstrom and am excited to join the company during a time of transformative change in the industry,” says Bramman. “Nordstrom has been an industry leader in strategically investing for the future and I look forward to supporting their commitment to operating excellence.”

Mike Koppel retired as the company’s CFO on May 1, 2017 after 16 years and will continue to support Nordstrom in a consulting and advisory role through the end of the year.  

Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion specialty retailer based in the U.S. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 353 stores in 40 states, including 122 full-line stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; 220 Nordstrom Rack stores; two Jeffrey boutiques; and two clearance stores. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Nordstrom, Inc.

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