Richard Mayfield is executive vice president and regional CEO for Walmart Mexico y Central America, Canada and the U.K. Before being appointed to this role, Richard served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Walmart International where he led the International Finance team and had responsibilities for indirect spend management, real estate, business development and strategy.
He has also served as senior vice president and regional CFO for Asda (U.K.), Walmart Canada, and Massmart (Africa). In this capacity he was responsible for finance activities, including accounting and controls, financial services, and business planning and analysis in these regions.
Richard also led International Strategy with strategic oversight of International Mergers and Acquisitions and Financial Services. With these responsibilities, he managed the growth and strategy for Walmart International, a fast-growing segment of Walmart with more than 6,000 retail stores and 700,000 associates across 26 countries.
Richard joined Walmart in 2012 as CFO of Walmart’s U.K. business, Asda. He has a variety of experience in financial and strategic leadership roles at retailers, including Kingfisher, House of Fraser and Waitrose, as well as strategy consulting experience with L.E.K. Consulting. Richard graduated from the University of Cambridge where he studied economics, and is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.
Richard and his wife, Bonnie, have two children and live in Rogers, Arkansas.