Meredith Taylor

Vice President, Global Ethics & Compliance Administration, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Meredith joined Walmart in 1997 as a manager in the Realty Division. She grew her career in the Realty and Legal Divisions and in 2005, she was named Associate General Counsel and Section Head – Realty. In this role she was responsible for leading the Legal team supporting Realty Operations. In 2009, Meredith joined the Global Ethics Office, serving as Senior Director – U.S. Ethics and was promoted to Vice President of Corporate & US Ethics in June, 2012.  In September, 2015, Meredith was named Vice President, Global Ethics & Compliance Administration. 

In the Corporate & US Ethics role, Meredith was responsible for overseeing Walmart’s ethics advisory and case management functions for Walmart U.S., Sam’s Club and the Walmart Home Office. Additionally, Meredith was responsible for leading the Global Ethics Office corporate function including governance, global escalation protocols for significant investigations and advisory services for significant matters. 

In her Global Ethics & Compliance Administration role, Meredith continues to be responsible for all corporate-level ethics functions.  Additionally, Meredith is responsible for programs and initiatives to support the effective delivery of ethics and compliance services globally. 

Meredith holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, and a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas.