Scott Neal

Chief Merchandising Officer

Scott Neal, Chief Merchandising Officer of Sprouts Farmers Market, leads the perishable and non-perishable teams, as well as the merchandise planning and schematics organizations. Scott has more than 25 years of retail experience. Prior to joining Sprouts in June of 2020, he served as senior vice president and general merchandise manager for the fresh food division of Walmart U.S., where he oversaw produce, meat, and seafood merchandising along with quality control. Scott served Walmart over a 24-year career, including multiple leadership roles in the domestic and international businesses. Before moving to the U.S. division, he served as the head of general merchandise for Walmart Mexico from 1999 – 2003.

Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Brigham Young University and served as a member of the board of directors of Feeding America from 2016 to 2020. He was also awarded the “Sam Walton Entrepreneur of the Year” award from the Walton Family.