Jacqui Canney is executive vice president of the Global People Division for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. She is responsible for attracting, retaining and developing talent within the nation’s largest private workforce.
Jacqui joined Walmart in 2015 after more than 25 years of experience in global human resources. At Accenture, Jacqui led the strategy and implementation of programs to attract talent. As managing director, she transformed their workforce to strengthen the business’ capabilities and industry focus. Under her leadership, the HR team fully integrated its acquisition, recruitment, reward and recognition and succession planning programs.
At Walmart, Jacqui has the unique role of engaging more than 2 million associates around the world. To make Walmart the best place to work and shop, she is focused on delivering an associate experience that gives all associates access to the best technology, training and education opportunities so they can exceed customer expectations. Jacqui also has responsibility for maintaining Walmart’s inclusive culture through the work done by Walmart’s Global Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Office. She reports directly to President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon.
Jacqui has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Boston College.