Speaker Profiles

Shelley Broader

Shelley Broader

President and Chief Executive Officer

Walmart Canada Corp

Shelley Broader was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of
Walmart Canada in September, 2011, following more than 20 years of leadership
experience across the North American retail industry.

Shelley joined Walmart Canada as Chief Merchandising Officer in 2010. Before
joining Walmart’s Canadian division, Shelley was a Senior Vice President with
Sam’s Club, Walmart’s membership-warehouse format in the U.S.

Prior to joining Walmart, Shelley was President and Chief Operating Officer of
Michael’s, the world’s largest retailer of arts and crafts and was responsible
for the chain’s 1,000 U.S. and Canadian stores. Before joining Michael’s,
Shelley enjoyed a 17-year career with Belgium-based Delhaize Group where, under
the Hannaford banner, she held a broad range of leadership roles across the
company’s operations, merchandising, distribution, strategy and marketing

She was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of the
company's Kash n' Karry chain, and then to President and Chief Executive
Officer of the Sweetbay Supermarkets division.

Shelley began her career in the investment banking sector advising clients in
the U.S. supermarket industry. She has a lengthy track record of public
speaking and community engagement. Shelley is a Member of the Board of
Directors of Walmart de México (Walmex), Raymond James Financial, Inc., The
Retail Council of Canada, and Catalyst Canada.

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