Tim Yatsko

Executive Vice President, Global Sourcing, Walmart Leverage

Tim Yatsko is executive vice president of global sourcing at Walmart. In this role, he coordinates the company’s global sourcing activities around the world.

Tim started with Walmart in 1990, and served in various positions in the private truck fleet including director of private fleet operations. Tim moved to direct imports in 1998, and was promoted to vice president of direct imports administration and logistics in 1999. In 2005, Tim was promoted to senior vice president of transportation. In 2008, Tim joined Sam’s Club as senior vice president and chief administrative officer, and in 2009, he was promoted to senior vice president of replenishment and planning, also for Sam’s Club, where he was responsible for systems, innovations, real estate, logistics and merchandising support. In November 2012, Tim was promoted to his current role.  

Tim received the Sam Walton Hero Award in 2003; was a joint recipient of the Sam M. Walton Entrepreneur of the Year award for sustainability in 2007; and received the Sam’s Club Blue Coat Award for Leadership in 2009. 

Prior to joining Walmart, Tim served as a Captain in the U.S. Army from 1983-1990. Tim serves as a member of the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank Board of Directors. Born in Pennsylvania, Tim grew up in upstate New York, and graduated from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., with a degree in economics.