Worl named chief administrative officer
JUNEAU - Rod Worl has been named chief administrative officer for Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corp. in Barrow.
Worl is a member of the Southeast Alaska Tlingit Nation, Eagle Tribe and Thunderbird Clan.
Worl brings more than 20 years of experience in financial and operations management.
He resides in Anchorage with his family.
Costco Wholesale reports that its net sales are up
Costco Wholesale Corp. announced last week net sales of $3.72 billion for the four weeks that ended Aug. 1. That was an increase of 12 percent from $3.32 billion in the same four-week period the prior fiscal year.
For the first 48 weeks of its 2004 fiscal year that ended Aug. 1, the company reported net sales of $43.51 billion, an increase of 14 percent from $38.27 billion during the time period of the prior fiscal year.
Costco operates 438 warehouses, including one in Juneau.