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Wal-Mart CEO of Sam's Club to resign

Rosalind G. BrewerWal-Mart announced that Rosalind G. Brewer notified Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. of her intent to retire from employment with the company, effective February 1, 2017.

Ms. Brewer has served as Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s Sam’s Club segment since February 2012.

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Prior to her appointment to her current role, Ms. Brewer served as Executive Vice President of the Company’s Walmart U.S. segment, with responsibility for the Walmart U.S. eastern geographic business unit, beginning in February 2011.

Previously, Ms. Brewer had responsibility for the Company’s Walmart U.S. segment’s south and southeast geographic business units. Ms. Brewer joined Walmart in 2006.

John Furner was appointed Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s Sam’s Club segment, effective February 1, 2017.

Since October 2015, Mr. Furner has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Sam’s Club.

He served in a variety of roles with the Company, including Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Walmart China from January 2013 to October 2015; Senior Vice President, Home & Apparel and Global Sourcing from January 2012 to January 2013; and Senior Vice President, Proprietary Brands and Merchandising Solutions from May 2011 to January 2012.

Mr. Furner joined the Company as an hourly store associate in 1993 and served in a variety of roles including store manager, district manager, and buyer before being promoted to Vice President-Divisional Merchandise Manager in 2006.




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