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EVP, Central Operations, Walmart US, Walmart Inc.
Mark Ibbotson is the executive vice president for Central Operations for Walmart U.S. Mark’s responsibilities in Central Ops include innovation, process improvement, associate communication, online grocery pickup, fresh operations, contact centers, activity management and asset protection & safety. With this role, he has the opportunity to influence across the entire Walmart U.S. business to drive change. Mark and the team also work alongside our global partners within Walmart Stores Inc.
Mark joined Asda Stores Ltd in 2004 as a regional operations manager. He then moved to the Central Retail Team, where he held a variety of roles including loss prevention director and productivity director, central retail director, retail director and chief operations officer. In March 2015, Mark moved to his role as senior vice president of Central Operations for Walmart U.S.
Prior to joining Asda, Mark worked for Sainsbury’s in a number of operational roles both in the UK and internationally. This allowed him to develop his understanding of operations within different retail environments.