Is Supply Chain Speed a Competitive Advantage?

  • How Walmart will achieve a digitally-connected supply chain and deliver seamless product flow from suppliers to our customer
  • Not every product is created equal. At Walmart we make data-informed trade-offs to ensure the customer always wins
  • Challenges that come with balancing speed-to-shelf and cost efficiency

Monique Picou
SVP, Walmart US Flow

Monique Picou is currently the Senior Vice President of Flow & Fashion for Walmart, Inc. where she is responsible for driving the efficient product movement from supplier to shelf. The primary focus is on improving customer availability while lowering supply chain costs through cross-functional collaboration and capability building.

She has over 25 years of experience in consumer packaging goods and supply chain. She spent the majority of her career with P&G, but also spent a year in Private Equity. While at Procter & Gamble, she worked across multiple business units within P&G’s Product Supply organization. This included Food & Beverage, Fabric Care, Gillette, and Corporate Functions. She lived abroad in Europe for six years between Switzerland and England. She has delivered strong in developed and developing countries in both local and global roles.

Monique sat on the Board of Directors for United Way, US Chamber of Commerce, GS1 UK, and Cranfield University Advisory Board. She was a state appointed Board Director for Workforce Development and for Families with Dependence as well as a member of the State Economic Development Board. Monique has also taught Economics & Math at the University of Phoenix. She is also an enthusiastic and proactive proponent of diversity throughout Walmart and emphasizes the importance women in Supply Chain.