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Walmart appoints Sarah Friar to board

Staff Writer | Bentonville, Ar., USA | February 9, 2018
Sarah FriarWalmart, a retailer, announced that it has appointed Sarah Friar as a new independent director to the company’s board.
Ms. Friar will also serve as a member of the company’s Audit Committee and Strategic Planning and Finance Committee.

Since July 2012, Ms. Friar has served as CFO of Square, a provider of commerce tools that help businesses start, run, and grow from payments to point-of-sale to financing.

Prior to that, Ms. Friar served as the Senior Vice President of Finance & Strategy at Salesforce.

From July 2000 to April 2011, she served in various positions at investment banking company The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., including Managing Director in the Equity Research Division.

Ms. Friar currently serves as a member of the board of directors of computer software company Slack, and at New Relic where she is on the Audit Committee.

She holds a M.Eng. in Metallurgy, Economics, and Management from the University of Oxford and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.