Wal-Mart names new president for e-commerce
December 23, 2002,
Brisbane, CA — Wal-Mart Stores has promoted John Fleming to president and ceo of Walmart.com. Previously coo, he will continue to report to Tom Schoewe, executive vp and cfo of Wal-Mart Stores.
"Walmart.com is more deeply integrated with the overall Wal-Mart operation than it has ever been. We are also pleased with the development of our online business," said Lee Scott, president and ceo of Wal-Mart Stores.
Fleming joined Walmart.com in 2000 as chief merchant, overseeing procurement of merchandise and managing supplier relations. He was previously senkor vp of merchandising for Marshall Fields, a division of Target.
He succeeds the chief executive role formerly held by Jeanne Jackson.
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