Nordstrom names new directors

SEATTLE Nordstrom announced the appointment of Felicia Thornton and Kevin Turner to the company's board of directors.

Thornton is CEO, U.S., Knowledge Universe, a global education company based in Portland, Ore.  Turner is COO of Microsoft.

"Felicia and Kevin bring significant experience and expertise covering retail, technology, finance, strategy and industry best practices," said Enrique Hernandez, Jr., chairman of the board of directors for Nordstrom Inc.  "Their addition will further strengthen our Board's ability to govern to the highest standards."