CONWAY, Ark. (June 18, 2012) - Hendrix College alumna Meredith Ehrmann Taylor '90 was recently promoted to vice president for corporate and U.S. ethics of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., according to a press release.
In addition to her current responsibilities supporting Walmart U.S., Sam's Club, and the home office, Taylor will also be responsible for leading the Global Ethics Office corporate function, to include Global Ethics Office governance, global escalation protocols for significant investigations and advisory services for significant matters.
Taylor joined Walmart in 1997 as a manager in the Realty Division. Since then, she has held several positions in Realty and Legal. In 2005, she was named associate general counsel and section head of Realty and was responsible for leading the legal team for Realty Operations Support. In 2009, Taylor moved to the Global Ethics Office, serving as senior director of U.S. Ethics. Since that time, she has been responsible for overseeing ethics advisory and case management functions for Walmart U.S., Sam's Club and the home office. She has also been leading the Global Analytics and Systems team, which is responsible for the global case management system, identifying and addressing global trends and ensuring the quality of global data.
Taylor holds a juris doctorate from the University of Arkansas Law School in Fayetteville and a bachelor's degree in biology from Hendrix.
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. Hendrix was named the country's #1 "Up and Coming" liberal arts college for the third consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2011 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 376 colleges and is listed in the 2012 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of 25 "Best Buy" private colleges included. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.