Julie Murphy is executive vice president and president of the Walmart West business unit of Walmart U.S. Her responsibilities include all aspects of Walmart business in 25 states.
Prior to her current role, Julie served as senior vice president of the New England Division where she was responsible for all aspects of Walmart business in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Julie began her career with Walmart in 1985 as an hourly management trainee in Anna, Ill. She went on to serve in several positions of increasing responsibility, including assistant manager, store manager, district manager, regional general manager/vice president and divisional senior vice president.
In 2010, Chicago Alderman Emma Mitts presented Julie with the Legendary Leadership Award during Women’s History Month. In 2011, Julie was recognized as the winner of the Walmart President’s Leadership Award.
Julie is a member of the Dress for Success worldwide board
of directors. She graduated from Missouri State University in 1985 with a
degree in marketing and management. Julie and her husband, Dan, have two