Kerry Kotouc

Senior Vice President & General Counsel-Walmart US at Walmart, Inc.

Kerry Kotouc

Kerry Kotouc

Senior Vice President & General Counsel-Walmart US at Walmart, Inc.

Biography

Kerry Kotouc is senior vice president and general counsel for Walmart U.S. In this role, she oversees a team of legal professionals in the areas of Operations, Merchandise, Marketing, Real Estate, Supply Chain, Compliance, Walmart Services and Health & Wellness.

As the leader of the Walmart U.S. legal team, Kerry ensures the company’s compliance with the laws and regulations in the states and countries it operates, forecasts possible risks and works ahead of them to ensure the company’s readiness.

Prior to her role at Walmart U.S., Kerry served as senior vice president and general counsel for Sam’s Club, a members-only warehouse club division of Walmart Inc., where she led the asset protection and compliance responsibilities and legal department. She has also served as senior vice president and general counsel of legal administration for Walmart where she was responsible for leading all broad, strategic department programs and initiatives and overseeing the areas in legal that support Walmart’s corporate functions. This role was critical to the legal team’s continued success in areas such as diversity and inclusion, talent development and strategies that affect the overall department. Kerry joined the legal department in 2004 in the litigation section managing tort litigation.

Before joining Walmart, Kerry practiced law in Bentonville, Arkansas, as a county prosecutor. Kerry handled major narcotics cases and assisted the local drug task force. She tried numerous criminal cases, including capital murder trials.

Kerry earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Ohio State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri at Kansas City's School of Law.

Overview
Career Highlights

Walmart, Inc.
Sam's Club, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2657

Number of Boards

1

Relationships
RelSci Relationships are individuals Kerry Kotouc likely has professional access to. A relationship does not necessarily indicate a personal connection.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Walmart, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Walmart, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Sam's Club at Walmart, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs at Walmart, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Walmart US at Walmart, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President & Chief Executive Officer, Walmart US at Walmart, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President & Chief Executive Officer, Sam's Club at Walmart, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Operating Executive at The Carlyle Group, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Former Chairperson, Hispanic Latino Associate Resource Group at Walmart, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Executive Vice President, Supercenters, Walmart US at Walmart, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Paths to Kerry Kotouc
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
Kerry Kotouc
Senior Vice President & General Counsel-Walmart US at Walmart, Inc.
Education
Bachelor's in English

The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870, as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862, the university was originally known as the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College.

Juris Doctor

University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law is a school.

Career History
Senior Vice President & General Counsel-Walmart US
2004 - Current

Walmart, Inc. engages in retail and wholesale business. The Company offers an assortment of merchandise and services at everyday low prices. It operates through the following business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The Walmart U.S. segment operates as a merchandiser of consumer products, operating under the Walmart, Wal-Mart, and Walmart Neighborhood Market brands, as well as walmart.com and other eCommerce brands. The Walmart International segment manages supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, and cash & carry outside of the United States. The Sam's Club segment comprises membership-only warehouse clubs and samsclubs.com. The company was founded by Samuel Moore Walton and James Lawrence Walton in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

Senior Vice President-Asset Protection & Compliance, General Counsel
Prior

Sam's West, Inc. operates a membership warehouse club. The firm offers jewelry, electronics, organic foods, choice meats, and beauty items. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1983 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Walmart Foundation’s mission is to create opportunities so people can live better. They consider it their responsibility to make a positive impact in the communities they serve. Whether it’s through the grants they provide to the thousands of organizations that share their mission or through the inspiring volunteer efforts of Walmart associates, they are passionate about helping people live better. One community at a time. In 2012, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation gave more than $1 billion in cash and in-kind contributions around the world. This includes $1 billion in cash and in-kind gifts in the United States and $82.2 million in cash and in-kind gifts in international markets. In addition, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Logistics associates volunteered more than 2.2 million hours, generating $18 million to U.S. nonprofits.

Other Affiliations

Kerry Kotouc is affiliated with Walmart, Inc., Sam's Club, Inc., Wal-Mart Foundation

This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by Kerry Kotouc. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of Kerry Kotouc's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and Kerry Kotouc.