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Walmart CMO Barbara Messing to depart

Walmart CMO Barbara Messing to depart

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart chief marketing officer Barbara Messing, who joined the company in July 2018, plans to leave at the end of this month. Walmart’s marketing team will be reconfigured following Messing’s departure on August 30, according to published reports, which cited an internal memo from chief customer officer Janey Whiteside. Among the changes:

Top merchant, marketer appointed by Walgreens

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has appointed Joseph Hartsig as chief merchandising officer and Adam Holyk as chief marketing officer. The chain also named Steve Turner vice president and chief information officer. All three will start in their new positions on April 1. Hartsig and Holyk will report to Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) co-chief operating

Walgreens taps merchandising, marketing chiefs

Walgreens taps merchandising, marketing chiefs

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has appointed Joseph Hartsig as chief merchandising officer and Adam Holyk as chief marketing officer for Walgreens. WBA said Friday that Hartsig and Holyk will start in their new positions on April 1. Both executives will report to WBA co-chief operating officer Alex Gourlay and join the Walgreens

Former Family Dollar exec Wong is CMO at Lowe’s

Former Family Dollar exec Wong is CMO at Lowe’s

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Former Family Dollar executive Jocelyn Wong has been named chief marketing officer at the home improvement retailer Lowe’s Cos. Wong most recently served as senior vice president and general merchandising manager for the seasonal business at Lowe’s. In her new position, she reports to chief customer officer Michael McDermott. She succeeds Marci

Target’s Jones selected as Marketer of the Year

Target’s Jones selected as Marketer of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS — Jeff Jones, chief marketing officer at Target Corp., is MMR’s Marketer of the Year for 2015. Jones was recruited in 2012 to help steer the transition from the big-box mentality that distinguished Target’s first half-century toward a position of prominence in a consumer-centric era dominated by digitized data, information technology and social media.