President, Walmart Foundation; Chief Sustainability Officer, Walmart
Kathleen McLaughlin is chief sustainability officer of Walmart and president of the Walmart Foundation. She is responsible for programs that help Walmart create economic opportunity through jobs and sourcing; enhance the sustainability of food, apparel, and general merchandise supply chains; and strengthen the resilience of local communities. Before joining Walmart in 2013, McLaughlin spent more than 20 years with global consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where she worked as director of the firm’s social innovation practice and in its retail practice. She serves on the board of the Council on Foundations and is a member of CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative Advisory Board.