Guy Hayward is the president and CEO of Massmart, Walmart’s retail operations in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Guy joined Massmart as group financial executive in 2000 and was appointed chief financial officer in 2001. In May 2012 he was appointed chief operating officer.

During the 1990s, Guy held senior financial roles at Malbak and CNA Gallo in South Africa and at Goldman Sachs in London. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1989 after serving articles with Deloitte Haskins & Sells.

Guy graduated from the University of Cape Town.