Jeff Gearhart

Non-Executive Director

Carnival Corp. & plc and Bank OZK

Jeff Gearhart retired in 218 as the Executive Vice President, Global Governance and Corporate Secretary for Walmart, Inc. Jeff was responsible for oversight of the company’s global legal, compliance, ethics, and security and investigative functions, among others. He joined Walmart in 23 as Vice President and General Counsel, Corporate Division. In 27, he became Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, and then took over as the head of the company’s legal department when he was promoted to General Counsel in 29. Jeff was appointed corporate secretary in 21, and in 212, his responsibilities were expanded to include oversight of compliance, ethics and investigations, in addition to legal. Before joining Walmart, Jeff was a partner with Kutak Rock LLP, practicing in the corporate, securities, and mergers and acquisitions areas. Jeff sits on the boards of directors of Bank OZK, Carnival Corporation, and Mercy Hospital, Central Region. He holds a BSBA and a JD from the University of Arkansas.