Greg Foran

President and CEO, Walmart China

Greg Foran is a 30-year retail veteran with a wealth of knowledge of marketing, operational and executive roles. He was named president and CEO of Walmart China in 2012. Prior to joining Walmart in 2011 as a senior vice president for Walmart International, Greg held a number of roles with Woolworths in Australia and New Zealand, most recently serving as director of supermarkets, liquor and petrol.

Prior to his role as director of supermarkets, Greg also served as general manager of Big W, Woolworth's deep discount store and general manager of Dick Smith Electronics. During his time at Woolworths, Greg worked on a number of initiatives including developing a new store format, improving return on investment through superior customer experience with the fresh line and building a team-focused culture to increase associate engagement.

Greg attended two advanced management programs at both Harvard University and the University of Virginia. He also has a diploma in management from the New Zealand Institute of Management in Auckland, New Zealand.