Chief Fresh Merchandising Officer
Scott Neal, our Chief Fresh Merchandising Officer, brings more than 25 years of retail experience to Sprouts since joining the company in June 2020. He was previously senior vice president and general merchandise manager for the fresh food division of Walmart U.S., where he oversaw quality control and merchandising of produce, meat and seafood. Neal served Walmart over a 24-year career, including as vice president – divisional merchandising manager of meat from 2009 to 2011, vice president – divisional merchandising manager of commercial bread and bakery from 2007 to 2009, and vice president of international merchandising from 2000 to 2007.
Neal earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Brigham Young University and also served as a member of the board of directors of Feeding America from 2016 to 2020.