Cindy Moehring

Non-Executive Director

Pyxus International

Cindy Moehring is a senior executive and board member with over 28 years of leadership experience. She currently serves as the Founder and Executive Chair of the Business Integrity Leadership Initiative for the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. She also serves as a director of Pyxus, International. Before this, Cindy had an impressive 2 year career with Walmart, Inc., a global retailer with over $5B in revenue. Cindy is a strategic, influential, business-centric leader who spent her time at Walmart collaborating with the board of directors, four of the five Walmart CEOs, Csuite executives, and other senior leaders. The matters she worked on ranged from global strategy, culture, reputation, finance, technology, executive compensation, succession, enterprise risk management, and corporate governance. Cindy’s industry experience prior to higher education includes retail (food and non-food), manufacturing, technology, financial services, and healthcare.

While at Walmart, Cindy spearheaded the transformation of Walmart’s global culture of integrity in the wake of Walmart’s foreign corrupt practices act investigation. She developed and implemented a global ethics program in 27 countries for over 2 million employees. She also drove the modernization of Walmart’s global corporate governance, enterprise risk management and ESG practices. Cindy managed a $7M budget and led a multi-disciplinary, 4-person ethics and compliance department. During her tenure, she implemented blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other digital tools to advance controls in critical regulatory risk areas existing in over 5, facilities. Cindy reported to the audit committee, interfaced with and presented to the Walmart Board of Directors, and served as a key, senior leader of the Global Governance and Walmart US business leadership teams.

Cindy is the immediate past chair of the Board of the Ethics and Compliance Association, and director for the Ethics Research Center. She is also a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Cindy has served on the board of the Ruth I. Kolpin Family Foundation for over 2 years, and as a board member of the Northwest Arkansas Chapter of Girls on the Run.

Cindy is a licensed attorney with a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center, where she graduated magna cum laude and order of the coif. She also graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Cindy lives in Bentonville, Arkansas, where her husband, Barry, serves as the Benton County Judge. They have three children – Bennett (23), Hayden (21) and Allison (17). Bennett graduated from the US Naval Academy in May 219 and is attending flight school in Milton, Florida. Hayden is in his senior year at the US Naval Academy, and Allison is in her senior year of high school.