Driving Change in the Retail Supply Chain

  • Industry insights about the fast growing pet industry from one of its retail leaders
  • Pandemic-related impacts that retailers are dealing with and how they are working to navigate
  • Lessons learned and insights for fellow leaders based on large-scale major change initiatives past and present
  • Specific challenges ripe for major change in pet distribution

Ed Oldham
SVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer

Ed Oldham, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Chief Supply Chain Officer, joined PetSmart in May 2022.  In this role Ed is responsible for several thousand associates across PetSmart’s US and Canada DCs.  Prior to PetSmart, he served as Senior Vice President of Inventory and Planning at Petco.

Ed has more than 25 years of experience in retail, CPG and consulting. Serving in many different leadership roles at companies including Walmart, Ernst & Young and Walgreens, Ed’s experience spans store operations, transportation, merchandising, replenishment, planning, strategy and program management.

Ed graduated from The University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, later earning his MBA from University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is a native of the Nashville area. Ed and his wife April have three children and four British Shorthair cats.