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John Bayliss

Senior VP Logistics, Wal-Mart Canada

John Bayliss is senior vice president of logistics of Walmart Canada.  In this role, he leads the Canadian retail and eCommerce logistics network.

Prior to joining Walmart Canada, John worked for over 16 Years with The Boston Consulting Group.  Most recently, he was Partner and Managing Director of BCG Canada based out of Toronto. He led BCG’s Grocery Topic Sector in the Americas region and served as a core member of the Global Retail Leadership team which served various clients including Walmart. In addition, John has worked with BCG in UK, Europe, and Australia, including a 2 year transfer to Australia to support Coles Supermarkets in their transformation.

John is a member of the Board of Directors of the Luminato Arts Festival, Canada’s largest multi-disciplinary arts festival.  He is also a Sales Chair and Committee member of the Canadian Business Leader of the Year.

John holds a MBA (with distinction) from Harvard Business School as well as an HBA (with distinction) from the Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University.