Kathleen McLaughlin is senior vice president, chief sustainability officer for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and the president of the Walmart Foundation.
In these roles, Kathleen is responsible for that focus on using Walmart's strengths to create economic opportunity for individuals and foster inclusive economic development; enhance the sustainability of food, apparel, and general merchandise supply chains; and strengthen the resilience of local communities. Last year, in addition to business initiatives investing in people and businesses in supply chains, the company surpassed over $1.4 billion in giving worldwide, including $1 billion of food donations.
McLaughlin joined Walmart in 2013. Before that, she spent over 20 years with the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
McLaughlin earned a bachelor's degree from Boston University, and she also earned a master's degree from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar.