- TitleEVP and COO, Wal-Mart U.S.
- CompanyWal-Mart Stores
- Last Year's Rank21
Ruiz helped drive a 3.9% increase in revenue to $274.5 billion in the Wal-Mart U.S. division in fiscal 2013. She produced higher average sales per customer, a jump in traffic, and store growth. The former HR executive, who made the switch to operations last year, saw operating income grow faster than sales in her business.