Vice President of Walmart, 50 years at Walmart, Retail Industry Advisor
Don is an accomplished retail operations and merchandising executive who thrives on the challenge of building successful retail operations by using proven and cutting-edge innovations in multi-cultural environments. He has indisputable expertise in retail strategy and tactical execution, and has built a skillset for maximizing profitability through building, coaching, and leading management teams to deliver business success. Don has spent more than 50 years in various roles with Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, developing operating systems, training, working in human resources, and managing store operations. After a successful career with Walmart serving as VP of operations and COO in the U.S., Canada, Russia, and Brazil, Don is now the CEO of Cygnus Familia, a global consulting business located in the United States.