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Paul Demetter

Divisional HR Senior Director, Great Lakes Division, Walmart

Paul joined Walmart in 2007 as the Regional HR Director over the Rocky Mountain Region. In this position, he had responsibility over 100 stores with direct supervision over a team of 9 HR Managers.

Recently promoted to the Divisional HR Senior Director for the Great Lakes Division. Responsible for the regions in Michigan and Ohio, which oversees 250 stores.

Prior to joining Wal-Mart, Paul was the Vice President of HR for Wild Oats Markets, Inc. with tenure of 5 years. He previously worked for Kmart Corporation for 27 years and held several positions at the corporate and Regional level.

He and his wife Gena have 4 children, Randy, Michael, Jennifer & Robert.

Professional and Business Associations
Member, Society of Hispanic HR Professionals
Member, Denver Urban League
Member, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors, Goodwill Industries

M.S., HR, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
B.S., Business, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
PHR., Society of Human Resource Professionals