Wal-Mart taps Cornell to helm Sam’s Club
March 10, 2009-- Home Textiles Today,
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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