Consello, a specialized investing and financial services advisory platform, today announced the appointment of former Walmart senior executive, Janey Whiteside, as CEO of the company’s Business Development division.
Ms. Whiteside has extensive global expertise across a range of commercial, marketing and digital commerce disciplines, having also spent more than two decades in various senior leadership positions at American Express.
She will work alongside Consello Partner and Business Development Chair, Mindy Grossman, the former CEO of WW International.
“Janey is a proven leader with extensive experience growing and transforming some of the world’s most iconic products and brands,” said Declan Kelly, Chairman, and CEO of The Conselho Group. “Mindy and Janey’s combined talents and experience will supercharge our company’s ability to deliver world-class, commercial solutions to our clients and to their customers and stakeholders. They have decades of combined experience helping to catalyze top-line growth levers and profitability drivers for companies. We are delighted to welcome Janey to Consello’s growing leadership roster of truly world-class talent.”
Prior to joining Conselho, Ms. Whiteside served as Walmart’s Executive Vice President and first Chief Customer Officer, leading Walmart’s transformation of customer-centric services and solutions.
Ms. Whiteside was at the helm of Walmart’s newest, highest growth areas, including being the architect of Walmart+, its first-ever membership program, and Walmart Connect, its retail media business, and a new advertising platform.
Prior to Walmart, Janey spent over 20 years at American Express in senior business development, marketing, and operating roles across various customer segments.
Conselho Business Development is a revenue acceleration platform designed to execute on growth and profitability objectives for clients across multiple industries. The Conselho approach is to integrate people and technology to expedite outcomes. Our dedicated team helps companies win more business through our deep relationships and unique service offerings.