1/17, 5:30 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Walmart gets new US COO, merchandising head

Walmart announced in an internal memo on Friday that it named Decona Smith as the COO of the Walmart US unit and Scott McCall as its new chief merchandising officer.

Smith will be filling a role that has been empty for over a year while McCall is replacing Steve Bratspies who is leaving the company, Wall Street Journal reported, citing people that have seen the internal memo.

Walmart stocks were down 0.50% at 11:12 am ET, going for $115.30 per share.

Breaking the News / VP