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.

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How Walmart Became Walmart: Ordinary People Accomplishing Extraordinary Things

Rob Walton's remarks at the 2013 Walmart Shareholders Meeting

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How We Came to Embrace Sustainability

Rob Walton at the 2012 Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference.

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