Full Name
Marty Esarte
Job Title
Vice President Owned Brand
Company Name
Speaker Bio
Marty Esarte serves as Vice President, Owned Brands at Walgreens. In this role, he is responsible for leading all of Walgreens owned brands and driving innovation that is uniquely ownable to the retailer.
Marty has a relentless focus on quality, sustainable sourcing, and design which greatly contributes to Walgreens pursuit of the growth of its owned brand business. He also plays a pivotal role in bringing our purpose of more joyful lives through better health to life through our product assortment.
A 20+ year retail and CPG leader with experience at Clorox Company, Conagra and Walmart, Marty is a results-oriented leader with a strong focus on the customer. He has experience across private brands, merchandising and marketing.
Most recently, he led the front-end merchandising team for Walmart where he was responsible for omnichannel strategies and plans across assortment, space, pricing and replenishment.
Prior to that role, Marty led the transformation of Walmart Private Brands, where he managed the food division’s private brand products across fresh, snacks, beverages, packaged goods, frozen and dairy. In this role he led the private brand business strategy, product development, sourcing and quality teams.
Marty received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University along with his M.B.A. from University of California, Berkeley. Marty is married with two children and will reside in Evanston, Illinois.
Marty Esarte