Wal-Mart taps Cornell to helm Sam’s Club
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, March 10, 2009
The move follows the Feb. 1 naming of former Sam’s Club chief Doug McMillon to president and ceo of Wal-Mart International.
Cornell joins the $46.8 billion, 602-unit membership warehouse chain after more than 20 years in retail and consumer products. He was most recently ceo of crafts retailer Michael’s Stores, and previously held executive posts at grocer Safeway and at PepsiCo.
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