Thompson, Kelly

Thompson, Kelly
Senior Vice President, Global Category Development
Walmart Global eCommerce

As Senior Vice President of Global Category Development at Walmart Global eCommerce, Kelly Thompson’s initial focus will be on increasing customer centricity within Merchandising by making stronger connections between data and merchant actions on assortment, price, and availability. She took this position in October 2014.
Ms. Thompson joined Walmart in 2007 as vice president of Merchandising, Home, Apparel, and Baby, for She was promoted in 2008 and assumed additional responsibility for all categories of Merchandising, as well as Merchandise Planning, and Pricing. She was then promoted to Senior Vice President in October of 2012 and added Marketplace to her responsibilities. 

Kelly is passionate about diversity and serves as one of the five executive sponsors for the Global eCommerce Women’s Resource Council. 

Prior to joining, Ms. Thompson spent 10 years at Gap, Inc., in various Merchandising roles, and 3 years at Nordstrom in sales & management.

Ms. Thompson received a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of California, San Diego.  

Walmart Global eCommerce is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., headquartered in Bentonville, Ark. Walmart Global eCommerce offices are located in San Bruno, California.