Kristin L. Oliver joined the Company in May 2016 and has responsibility for all human resources functions, including Executive Compensation, Benefits, HR Strategy, HR Compliance, Leadership Development, Learning, Recruiting, and HR business partner relationships, as well as Corporate Communications. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Oliver held the role of Executive Vice President of People for Walmart U.S., supporting 1.4 million associates in functions such as merchandising, marketing, financial services, and field human resources.
Kristin previously served as Senior Vice President of People for Walmart U.S., Senior Vice President of People for Walmart International, and Vice President and Division General Counsel, Employment Practices.
Before joining Walmart in 2004, Kristin was a partner at the law firm of Gable & Gotwals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where her practice focused on commercial litigation and employment law. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Oklahoma State University and a juris doctorate degree from Harvard University.
Kristin is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and has been involved in a variety of women’s initiatives, including Walmart’s President’s Global Council of Women Leaders. In 2011, she was named to Diversity MBA Magazine’s “Top 100 Under 50” list.