Lawrence V. Jackson is a Senior Advisor to New Mountain Capital, a private equity firm.
Prior to New Mountain Capital, Lawrence was the President and CEO of Global Procurement for Wal- Mart Stores, Inc. The global procurement division buys tens of billions worth of goods globally and has purchasing offices in 28 countries around the world. He led an ethical standards team responsible for ensuring that factories produced goods according to local labor laws or Wal-Mart standards.
Jackson’s previous position was the Chief People Officer of Wal-Mart, the world’s largest private workforce with more than 1.7 million “associates” globally.
Before joining Wal-Mart, Lawrence was President and Chief Operating Officer at Dollar General Corp. He was directly responsible for all the business operations of this $18 billion retailer with over 10,000 stores and 90,000+ associates.
Jackson serves on the Board of Trustees of the Morehouse School of Medicine.
Jackson holds both his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and MBA from Harvard University.