Duncan Mac Naughton is the executive vice president, chief merchandising and marketing officer for Walmart U.S. He joined Walmart in 2009 as chief merchandising officer for Walmart Canada, bringing more than 25 years of experience in retail and consumer packaged goods. In 2010, Duncan moved to the U.S. business as executive vice president of merchandising.
Today, Duncan has responsibility for all aspects of merchandising, including consumables, grocery, health & wellness, softlines and general merchandise. He also is responsible for Walmart’s marketing efforts, including customer research, strategy, e-commerce marketing, private brands and customer communications.
Duncan has held leadership roles with Kraft Foods Inc., H.E. Butt Grocery Company, Albertson’s Inc., and was executive vice president of merchandising and marketing with Supervalu Inc.
Duncan serves on the executive board for the Center for Retailing Excellence at the Sam Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin.