Walmart SVP of Merchandising Operations set to speak March 14 at Speaker Series


Greg Hall, Senior Vice President of Operations-Food will be our featured speaker at the March 14th WalStreet Speaker Series.
Greg Hall is Senior Vice President, Merchandising Operations-Food. Prior to his current role, Greg was the SVP, General Merchandising Manager, Entertainment where he and his team were responsible for the merchandise assortment, strategy and in-store experience for Consumer Electronics, Wireless, Video Games, Connected Home, and many other Entertainment categories.
Prior to the leading the Entertainment team, Greg was the SVP, General Merchandising Manager of Hardlines responsible for Sporting Goods, Hardware and Automotive businesses.
Greg joined Walmart in 2005 as the leader of Category Marketing for Electronics and Toys. In 2007, he became the Vice President & DMM of Entertainment where he was responsible for the merchandising strategy in video games, movies, music and wireless. While in that role, he lead the team in launching the very successful Straight Talk prepaid wireless plan. In 2011, Greg moved his family to the San Francisco office of to serve as Vice President Marketing for While there, he was responsible for customer acquisition and retention, Online & Mobile Marketing, and Creative Development.
Prior to joining Walmart, Greg was a brand manager at Frito Lay and salesman with Merck and Company, Inc. Greg received his bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Southern Nazarene University and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.
Greg, his wife Frisa and their two boys reside in Bentonville, AR.
The WalStreet Speakers Series will be March 14th at the Sam’s Club Auditorium beginning at 7:30am. Check in begin at 7:00am.
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