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Chris Sultemeier

Senior VP of Transportation

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.


Age: 49

Chris Sultemeier

Chris Sultemeier presides over Wal-Mart's private fleet of trucks, the second-largest private fleet in the U.S.

Sultemeier joined Wal-Mart in 1989. He previously was VP of the Corporate Traffic Department, where he was responsible for inbound transportation to Wal-Mart's distribution centers and stores.

As senior VP of transportation, Sultemeier oversees all Wal-Mart domestic transportation in addition to its private trucking fleet. In this role, he has worked to improve the fuel efficiency of the retailer's vehicles. Sultemeier, a West Point graduate and licensed engineer, is the chairman of the Retail Industry Leaders Association Transportation Committee and committee chairman of the Arkansas Governor’s Yellow Ribbon Task Force.