Alex Hurd




Alex Hurd

BA '01  |  Toronto, Ontario

Alex Hurd, BA '01, is a purpose driven leader with a track record of creating, leading, and managing businesses that leverage global partnerships to generate commercial value and drive societal impact. His career has spanned the globe with assignments across the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Europe.
Alex is currently the Vice President, Health Services for Walmart Canada, overseeing a complex business spanning retail pharmacy, clinics, vision centers and OTC medicines. He oversees a team of over 5,000 Associates tasked with enhancing access to affordable, personalized care for all Canadians. During his ten-year tenure with Walmart, Alex has held multiple global leadership roles, including as COO for ClarusONE, Walmart and McKesson’s UK-based pharmaceutical sourcing joint venture, and Head of strategy and business development for Walmart’s Health and Wellness business unit in the U.S.

Alex began his career with Deutsche Bank’s investment bank and spent several years leading healthcare and renewable energy programs for the Clinton Foundation. He is a Fulbright Scholar and former co-chair for the Consumer Goods Forum’s health and wellness steering committee.

He is fluent in five languages and currently resides with his family in Toronto. He is serving his first term on the UFAA Board of Directors; his term expires on 6/30/2025.