David Chojnowski is senior vice president and controller of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart). As the corporation’s principal accounting officer, Dave is responsible for financial reporting, internal controls and accounting policy across Walmart’s global operations.
Dave joined Walmart in 2011 as vice president and controller for Walmart International, where he led finance transformation efforts across the company’s international business. In 2014, Dave became vice president and controller for Walmart U.S. and was promoted to his current position in January 2017.
Prior to joining Walmart, Dave served as senior vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer at Burger King Corp., where he oversaw the company’s worldwide accounting and controls, SEC reporting and financial planning and analysis. Prior to Burger King, he held a number of financial leadership roles at General Motors Corp. He also worked as an auditor at Deloitte.
Dave is a member of Financial Executives International and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves as vice chairman of the board of directors for the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank.
Dave earned a master of business administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and is a certified public accountant.