John Benjamin is the Vice President of People for Walmart, leading the team that oversees the experience of more than 30,000 associates in 140 stores across Western Canada.

With 20 years of retail industry experience, John is a people-first leader who is a passionate champion of talent development, culture, and transformational change.

Prior to joining Walmart in 2016, John was the Director of Human Resources with The Hudson’s Bay Company, and Best Buy Canada, where he held progressive roles within Talent Acquisition and Human Resources Management.

John is a graduate of Toronto Metropolitan University (Formerly Ryerson) with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Human Resources Management.