Walmart has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Vice President, Health & Wellness Compliance - U.S. to be based at its Bentonville, AR headquarters.
Company: Walmart (NASDAQ: WMT) is the largest retailer in the world, with a physical presence in 28 countries and a global e-commerce presence. As of March 2017, there are over 5,000 Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs in the U.S. Within those stores and clubs, the company operates over 5,000 pharmacies and over 3,000 vision centers. The company also operates a small number of healthcare clinics. Walmart’s Health and Wellness business seeks to improve access to affordable health care, with a series of initiatives that now include pharmacies, clinics, and vision centers. It is currently the third largest pharmacy company in the U.S.
Location: Bentonville, AR
Experience: This is a leadership role for someone with strong managerial skills and a desire to maintain and improve a stellar compliance function for a growing business. The ideal candidate will have significant leadership experience, and be a licensed attorney with a minimum of 15+ years of legal and compliance experience in healthcare, including experience in a senior in-house legal or compliance position at a large publicly traded company. He/she must have a proven track record successfully developing and managing a team of attorneys/compliance professionals. Experience within the consumer healthcare sector, including distribution, retail, managed care or specialty services, is a plus. Candidates with a pharmacy background or related practical experience are preferred, but candidates from large, complex organizations in other health sectors will also be considered.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience/competitive.
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