Greg Foran is president and chief executive officer of Walmart U.S. He is 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.
Since assuming the role in 2014, Greg’s team has led a transformation of the U.S. business. The cornerstone of their approach has been 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. has achieved multiple, consecutive quarters of comp sales growth over the past several years.
Greg joined Walmart International in 2011 where he served in a number of capacities including as president and chief executive officer of Walmart China up until he assumed his current role. 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.