Lawrence V. Jackson

by Justin Cates
Lawrence V. Jackson
Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Global Procurement Division
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Serves on Board of Directors for: Assurant, Inc., Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.

Lawrence V. Jackson is the former President & Chief Executive Officer, Global Procurement Division, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

In this role, Jackson oversaw sourcing and purchasing of merchandise including quality and ethical sourcing in 28 countries. While with the retail giant, he also served as executive vice president, people division, where he oversaw all aspects of human resources for 1.7 million employees.

Jackson currently serves as senior advisor with New Mountain Capital, LLC, a private equity fund based in New York.

Previously in his career, Jackson was President and Chief Operating Officer of Dollar General Corporation, where he managed all aspects of store operations, merchandising, new store development and supply-chain logistics. He also served as Senior Vice President, Supply Operations, for Safeway, Inc.

Jackson earned a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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