Walmart today announced 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,” said 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.”
In two 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.
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.