Jan 13 Wal-Mart Stores Inc expanded the
roles of a number of executives to handle responsibilities for
both its brick-and-mortar stores and online operations,
according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.
Jeremy King, who was the chief technology officer of global
ecommerce for Wal-Mart Stores, will oversee the technology teams
for both its brick and mortar retail stores and its ecommerce
business, which includes Walmart.com and Jet.com, the memo said.
Tony Rogers, the chief marketing officer of Wal-Mart in the
United States, will now also oversee online marketing efforts as
the company shifts its focus to building its websites and
ecommerce offerings, the memo from Marc Lore, chief executive of
Wal-Mart's U.S. e-commerce business, said on Friday.
Wal-Mart said GE Power executive Clay Johnson will replace
Karenann Terrell as chief information officer.
Terrell, who has been in the post since 2012, will leave in
The moves come a few days after reports emerged that
Wal-Mart would be cutting hundreds of jobs by the end of the
(Reporting by Gayathree Ganesan in Bengaluru)