Tag Archives: Walmart U.S.

Walmart Tabs McKenna to Lead U.S. Small-Format Sector

Judith McKenna

BENTONVILLE, Ark.-Judith McKenna, currently executive vice president of strategy and international development for Walmart International, will become chief development officer of Walmart U.S. on June 1. When McKenna assumes her new role, she will  lead the strategy, development and growth of the retailer’s small-format business, according to an internal Walmart memo obtained by HFN. ThisMore »

Last updated: April 28, 2014

Housewares Charity Foundation Raises Nearly $2 Million for Cancer Research

Housewares Charity Foundation

ROSEMONT, Ill.-At its annual gala on March 17, the Housewares Charity Foundation raised more than $1.7 million for cancer research. Proceeds from the gala, which was held at the Navy Pier in Chicago during the International Home + Housewares Show, benefited The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, HCF’s legacy charity, and The Chicago Initiative on PancreaticMore »

Last updated: April 11, 2014

McMillon Takes Command at Walmart

Doug McMillon

BENTONVILLE, Ark.-Doug McMillon has become the fifth president and CEO of Walmart Stores Inc., the parent company of Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam’s Club. McMillon, who had been president and CEO of Walmart International, was elected to head the world’s largest retailer by the company’s board in November. He officially began his new rolesMore »

Last updated: February 4, 2014

Simon, Ullman Named to NRF Board

Bill Simon

NEW YORK-Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart U.S., and J.C. Penney CEO Myron Ullman III have been elected to the board of directors of the National Retail Federation. Along with Simon and Ullman, NRF elected to its board Steve Knopik, CEO of Beall’s; Lori Mitchell-Keller, senior vice president and head of the global retailMore »

Last updated: January 13, 2014