“You can and should set your own limits and clearly articulate them. This takes courage, but it is also liberating and empowering, and often earns you new respect.” ~ Rosalind Brewer, CEO of Sam’s Club
Summary: Ms. Rosalind Gates Brewer, also known as Roz, served as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Sam’s West, Inc until February 1, 2017. Ms. Brewer served as an Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from February 1, 2012 to February 01, 2017. She served as the Chief Executive Officer of Warehouse Retail Chain and President of Warehouse Retail Chain of Sam’s West, Inc since February 2012. Ms. Brewer served as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Sam’s West, Inc. (Alternative Name: Sam’s Club Segment) from February 1, 2012 to February 01, 2017. She served as an Executive Vice President and President of East Business Unit and South Business Unit of U.S. at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from February 2011 to January 2012. She was the First Chairperson of the Walmart President’s Council of Global Women Leaders. She has been a Director of Starbucks Corporation since March 22, 2017. She was also selected one of the Most Powerful Women in Business by Fortune Magazine in 2010 and 2011. Ms. Brewer graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia with a B.S. in Chemistry and completed Advanced Management Program at Wharton School of Business.
Company: Sam’s Club
Net worth: 25 million USD (2014)
Q: You’ve placed big bets on digital retail, an area that Costco has largely ignored. on fortune.com
A: To my mind, this the future of retail, and I’m focused on how I can build this for the long haul, not just for today or tomorrow.