Matt Miner to oversee Walmart’s global ethics and compliance

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Walmart has hired Matt Miner, a white collar lawyer from Washington, D.C.-based Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, as its global chief ethics and compliance officer. Miner has more than 20 years experience in compliance and legal matters.

He will report to Rachel Brand, Walmart’s executive vice president and global governance, chief legal officer and corporate secretary. Brand made the announcement Wednesday (Aug. 18) in a LinkedIn post.

Miner’s experience includes serving as partner and leader of his prior firm’s white collar litigation. He advised numerous companies on building and enhancing their compliance programs and he also represented clients in connection with a wide range of government enforcement matters.

Prior to his work at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Miner was deputy assistant attorney general in the criminal division of the U.S. Department of Justice from 2018 through 2019. In this role he supervised the criminal division’s fraud and appellate Sections, which are composed of nearly 180 federal prosecutors who handle cases in districts across the country. He also oversaw the criminal division’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), health care fraud, and market integrity and major frauds units.