Senior VP, International Leverage, Walmart International
John joined Wal-Mart in April, 2007 as the Senior Vice President of International Operations. He and his team are responsible for supporting global operations, logistics, supply and new business integration for Wal-Mart International which had sales of $99 billion in 2008. In February 2009, John assumed responsibilities for International Market Support which includes global merchandising, marketing, professional and technical services, as well as Global eCommerce.
Prior to joining Wal-Mart, John was the President of Mac Tools for seven years. During his tenure at Mac Tools, John and his leadership team executed a significant turnaround of the business. Before joining Mac Tools, John spent ten years working for the Frito-Lay Division of PepsiCo. At Frito-Lay, John held a variety of positions in sales, marketing and field operations. Most recently, He was the Region Vice President of the Midwest Region in North America. Prior to this assignment, he served as the Director of Sales, Director of Marketing, and a variety of other leadership assignments.
John is married with two children. He is a board member of the CEO Forum and the Ohio University Sales Centre. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Washington.