Tony Rogers, SVP of marketing, joined Walmart in 2005. Guiding a creative and award-winning team, he is responsible for driving the Walmart brand into both general and multicultural markets. Through traditional advertising, customer-facing public relations and digital and social media, Rogers and his team are charged with communicating Walmart's purpose: to save people money so they can live better, to shoppers everywhere.
Before joining Walmart, he served as VP of marketing for the Doritos brand at Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo. During his six years at Frito-Lay, he drove marketing efforts as director of marketing for the Tostitos brand. He found a passion for Walmart while serving as director of marketing for the company's customer team. Rogers' experience also includes positions in brand marketing with Pillsbury and Gateway Computer.
Before joining the ranks of Fortune 500 marketers, he was a CPA at the accounting firm KPMG. Rogers is active in the Bentonville, Arkansas community, serving as a board member for Downtown Bentonville Inc. He also stays involved at his alma mater, serving on the Alumni Advisory Board for the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas - Austin.