Greg Foran

Outgoing President and CEO, Walmart U.S.

Greg Foran was president and chief executive officer of Walmart U.S., responsible for the strategic direction and performance of Walmart’s 4,600 stores and more than 1 million associates. Last year Walmart U.S. served more than 140 million customers a week and had revenues of $307 billion.

After assuming the role in 2014, Greg’s team led a transformation of the U.S. business. The cornerstone of their approach was developing and executing a strategy around Walmart’s business principles of Every Day Low Costs and Every Day Low Price. As a result, Walmart U.S. achieved multiple, consecutive quarters of comp sales growth.

Greg joined Walmart International in 2011 and served in a number of capacities including president and chief executive officer of Walmart China. Before joining Walmart, Greg held a number of positions with Woolworths, the leading retailer in Australia and New Zealand.

Greg has attended advanced management programs at Harvard University and the University of Virginia. He also holds a diploma in management from the New Zealand Institute of Management in Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Greg Foran Leads the Walmart Cheer
    Walmart U.S. President and CEO Greg Foran Leads the Walmart Cheer During Walmart Shareholders Week 2015.
  • Greg Foran Speaks at Shareholders 2015
    Walmart U.S. President and CEO Greg Foran Speaking at the 2015 Walmart Shareholders Meeting.
  • Greg Foran on Stage with Associate
    Walmart U.S. President and CEO Greg Foran Giving Well-earned Recognition to an Associate.
  • Greg Foran, President & CEO, Walmart U.S.
    Greg Foran, President & CEO, Walmart U.S., Presents During the 2015 U.S. Manufacturing Summit
  • Greg Foran and Doug McMillon at 2014 U.S. Manufacturing Summit
    Walmart U.S. CEO Greg Foran and Walmart President & CEO Doug McMillon speak at the 2014 U.S. Manufacturing Summit.   
  • Walmart U.S. CEO at 21st Annual Meeting for the Investment Community
    I'm encouraged by positive comps in our Neighborhood Markets. Customers love the convenience. - Greg Foran, Walmart U.S. President and CEO 
  • Greg Foran addresses associates during his first Town Hall meeting as CEO of Walmart U.S.
    Greg Foran addresses associates during his first Town Hall meeting as CEO of Walmart U.S.