Partner & CEO of the Growth and Business Development Division, The Consello Group Ms. Whiteside is a recognized leader with decades of experience across a range of marketing, digital and commercial disciplines and has a track record of growing and transforming large consumer brands. Janey Whiteside is a Partner of the Consello Group and the CEO of Consello’s Growth and Business Development division. Prior to joining Consello, 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 the architect of Walmart+, its first ever membership program, and Walmart Connect, its retail media business and new advertising platform. Prior to Walmart, Ms. Whiteside spent over 20 years at American Express in senior management roles across business development, marketing, and operating roles in various customer segments.
During her tenure at American Express, Ms. Whiteside rose to Executive Vice President, leading the Global Premium Product, Benefits & Services team and became known as the force behind the successful re-launch of the iconic Platinum card. Prior to American Express, Ms. Whiteside worked at HSBC bank in the United Kingdom. Ms. Whiteside holds an Economics & Management Studies degree (BSc Econ) from Cardiff University.