Walmart GoLocal Appoints Former Chief Business Officer at Shipt as its New VP

by Katie Lee

Bentonville, Ark. — Walmart has named Rina Hurst as vice president of Walmart GoLocal, Walmart’s delivery service platform. Hurst joins Walmart from Shipt, where she served as chief business officer. Hurst will be responsible for the strategic direction, operations and general management of Walmart GoLocal as it continues to scale in bringing retailers of all sizes reliable, same-day delivery.

“Rina brings extensive last-mile and delivery expertise and a track record of building strategic partnerships and accelerating growth. I’m thrilled to welcome Rina to the Walmart team and see the impact she will have on Walmart GoLocal as we grow and optimize our capabilities for our clients,” says Jennifer McKeehan, senior vice president, end-to-end delivery, Walmart U.S. “Rina’s expertise in retail delivery will be a strong complement to the team as we continue to innovate and expand how we serve leading retailers with delivery.”

During her time at Shipt, Hurst was responsible for strategic retail, brand and innovation partnerships and played an instrumental role in optimizing order volume, expanding the company’s delivery footprint, and bringing on hundreds of retailers to the company’s marketplace and last-mile services. Before Shipt, Hurst spent 10 years at Target in a variety of roles across merchandising and business partnerships and began her career in management consulting.

In 2 years, Walmart GoLocal has grown to serve third-party retailers across more than a dozen industries, enabling millions of deliveries for retailers and delivering across more than 18,000 U.S. zip codes. Hurst will focus on further scaling the business and expanding Walmart GoLocal’s capabilities to meet the evolving fulfillment needs of retailers. For more information, visit

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SOURCE: Walmart Inc.

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