S. Robson Walton (Rob Walton)
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Joined the Board: 1978
Committees: Executive; Global Compensation
Son of Walmart founder, Sam Walton, Rob Walton is Walmart’s chairman of the board of directors, a position he has held since 1992.
Rob joined the company in 1969. Prior to becoming chairman, he held a variety of positions with Walmart, including senior vice president, corporate secretary, general counsel and vice chairman. Before joining Walmart, Rob was a partner with the law firm of Conner & Winters in Tulsa, Okla. He is currently involved with a number of nonprofit and educational organizations, including Conservation International, where he serves as chairman of the executive committee, and the College of Wooster, where he is an Emeritus Life Trustee.
Rob Walton's remarks at the 2013 Walmart Shareholders Meeting
Rob Walton at the 2012 Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference.