CEO Circle – Richard Mayfield

Richard Mayfield

Walmart International Alumni CFO & Regional CEO

Richard currently works in advisory and Board roles – as Senior Advisor, McKinsey; Advisor Active Partners; and as NED and Audit Chair, The Very Group.


Richard has had a 30+ year retail career including 10 years at Walmart in key roles including EVP & CFO, WMT International; EVP & Regional CEO (UK, MX/CAM and CA); EVP Global Sourcing. Key achievements included restructuring of WMI portfolio (major disposals and acquisitions) – delivering increased growth and digital penetration goals; building a full ecosystem strategy for MX (including marketplace (MP) and B2B revenue streams) and the creation of a global seller platform and accelerated MP growth. Other key roles included 10 years at John Lewis Partnership as CFO, Waitrose and CEO Partnership Services – creating internal group wide Business Services division. Also includes roles at House of Fraser, Superdrug, LEK Consulting and EY.


Significant experience in D&I space as Chair of Walmart Inclusion Council and in sustainability as a CEO member of the Imagine Food Collective group – working with Food Industry CEOs on Regenerative Agriculture.

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