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Rollin L. Ford
Executive VP and CIO
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


Rollin Ford

Rollin L. Ford is the executive vice president and chief information officer for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. He oversees the company's global information systems division. He assumed this role in 2006. Rollin's previous position was as executive vice president of logistics and supply chain, where he had operating responsibility for all general merchandise, fashion, grocery, SAM'S CLUB, import and specialty distribution centers. He also had operating responsibility for all domestic transportation and the supply chain. Rollin joined Wal-Mart in 1983. He has served as a member of the distribution and logistics team and has had the opportunity to manage every aspect of the supply chain. He has served as vice president of the specialty division and transportation, divisional vice president of grocery logistics, divisional vice president of General Merchandise and senior vice president for logistics before moving into the executive vice president of logistics and supply chain. Rollin is affiliated with numerous organizations, including the Retail Industry Leaders Association. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the National Freight Transportation Association and the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund. He is also a Board member of St. Mary's Hospital, a Board member of Seiyu, Ltd. and a member of the Board of Governors for EPCglobal. Rollin graduated from Taylor University in Upland, Ind., with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and systems analysis.