Walmart Hires Execs From American Express, Trip Advisor

Walmart has recruited Janey Whiteside, a veteran executive from American Express, to fill the new role of executive vice president and chief customer officer for the U.S. and e-commerce divisions.

Walmart U.S. CEO Greg Foran and Walmart U.S. eCommerce CEO Marc Lore made the announcement in an employee memo on Monday (July 2) that was obtained by Talk Business & Politics.

Walmart said the creation of the new role creates a “step change” for the company and reflects the passion it has for keeping customers at the center of every move it makes. Whiteside will be based in Hoboken, N.J., the headquarters of Jet.com where Lore is also based. She will join Walmart on Aug. 1.    MORE

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