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• Walmart announced that Kathleen McLaughlin, previously a senior partner at global consulting firm McKinsey & Company, has been named president of the Walmart Foundation, effective October 15. 


• Joe S. Sheetz, executive vice president of Finance and Store Development, today formally moves into the position of president/CEO for Sheetz, Inc. Stan Sheetz, who has been president of the c-store company for 18 years, remains as chairman.

The succession plan was originally announced a year ago.


• Park City Group announced that Mark Trowbridge - most recently Executive Vice President of Operations for CCF Brands, as well as a former executive with both Walmart Neighborhood Markets and Ralphs Grocery Co. - has joined the company as Senior Advisor, responsible for developing business solutions, consulting and expanding efforts in the retail channel. 

Full disclosure: Park City Group is an MNB sponsor.
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