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Strategic Advisor

Doug Degn


Board Representation



Doug Degn is a Co-Founder of NewRoad Capital Partners. Doug has over 32 years of experience in retail, consumer packaged goods, healthcare and pharmacy. Doug served as EVP of Food, Consumables and Hardlines Merchandising at Walmart, where he built deep relationships with senior executives across a wide range of companies (consumer packaged goods, electronics, food, consumables, general merchandise) and helped gain access to the vast resources within the supplier community. Doug began his career at Walmart in 1983 as a pharmacist and held leadership positions in pharmacy operations and systems, specialty groups and merchandising. In 1997, Doug was recognized as the Sam M. Walton Entrepreneur of the Year while at Walmart.

Doug previously served on the Board of Directors for Enagage3 as well as the Executive Committee at Walmart.

Doug holds a BS in Pharmacy from the University of Kansas.

Be humble. A lot was accomplished before you were born.

Operating Skills
Former EVP of Food, Consumables and Hardlines Merchandising, Walmart

  • Merchandising Optimization
  • Vendor Relationship Management