Privacy Advisor

Zoe Strickland Joins Wal-Mart as the Company's First CPO

October 1, 2006

Formerly with the U.S. Postal Service as its first CPO, Zoe Strickland, CIPP/G, recently joined Wal-Mart Headquarters as the retail giant's first Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer. In this new role, Strickland holds domestic and global responsibility for developing a privacy program and integrating all privacy policies and procedures for Wal-Mart and Sam's Club.

Strickland joined the USPS in 2001. She was responsible for privacy program development, and previously practiced privacy and records law. An active participant in the privacy community, Strickland also serves on the Board of Directors of the IAPP.