Lee Tappenden is president and CEO of Walmart Canada.

Prior to his current role, Lee served as chief operations officer and chief merchandising officer of Walmart Canada.

Lee began his career with Walmart in 1996 at Walmart’s U.K. based subsidiary, ASDA, and later transferred to the United States to accept a position with Walmart’s global sourcing team. Lee continued to move through a series of progressively senior roles within the U.S., Japan and Canada before assuming his current position.

He sits on the Board of Governors for the Children's Miracle Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children at 170 hospitals across North America.

Lee earned a business degree from the University of Westminster in the United Kingdom.