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John Furner tapped to lead Walmart U.S.

John Furner tapped  to lead Walmart U.S.

BENTONVILLE — Walmart said Thursday that John Furner will become the president and chief executive officer of Walmart U.S., effective November 1. Furner, who currently serves as president and CEO of Sam’s Club, will succeed Greg Foran, who has led Walmart U.S. for five years. Foran is leaving Walmart to become CEO at Air New

Walmart to merge supply chain team

Walmart to merge supply chain team

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is merging its U.S. store and digital supply chain teams in what the company calls a next step in its efforts to create a seamless omnichannel shopping experience for its customers. Greg Smith, executive vice president, supply chain at Walmart U.S., will lead the combined team, and will report jointly to

Marybeth Hays to leave post at Walmart

Marybeth Hays to leave post at Walmart

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Marybeth Hays, one of  Walmart’s highest-ranking female executives, will be leaving the company in January 2019.  Hays, who had served as executive vice president of consumables and health and wellness for just over a year, will leave the company early next year, according to an internal memo sent Friday from U.S. chief

Walmart names new SVP of health and wellness

Walmart names new SVP of health and wellness

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has hired healthcare industry veteran Sean Slovenski to serve as senior vice president of health and wellness at Walmart U.S., effective August 1. He will report directly to Walmart U.S. president and CEO Greg Foran. “Sean is a proven leader and entrepreneur with an established track record in defining and building