Scott Price is the executive vice president of strategy and business development for Walmart International, a fast-growing segment of Walmart’s overall operations with more than 6,100 stores and over 823,000 associates in 26 countries outside the United States. In this role, he leads several areas including international strategy, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, integration, global format development and purchase leverage.
Prior to his current role, Scott was president and CEO of Walmart Asia, a position he assumed in 2009. In that role, he had responsibility for the company’s operations in Asia, including China, Japan and India, as well as business development in Asia. Walmart has a significant presence in Asia with nearly 130,000 associates and more than 850 units.
Before joining Walmart, Scott served as chief executive officer of DHL Express Europe. Prior to that, he was chief executive officer, DHL Express Asia Pacific. He also was the president of DHL Express Japan, DHL's largest market in the Asia Pacific region. Before joining DHL, Scott spent a decade with the Coca-Cola Co. During that period, he assumed various roles which included country leader in Japan, and as director and region manager in China.
Scott serves as the Chairman of the National Center for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, the only U.S. business association focused exclusively on facilitating American private sector input to the APEC process and APEC’s 21 member countries. He is also a member of the U.S. India Business Council and serves on the board of trustees for the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
A U.S. native, Scott earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina. He also holds a master of business administration and a master’s in Asian studies from the University of Virginia.