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• Walmart announced that Mark Ibbotson, COO of its Asda Group in the UK, is moving to the US, where he will become a senior vice president leading its innovation efforts.

And Bloomberg reports that Walmart "is assigning a veteran employee to a newly created post in China, with the goal of improving the retailer’s reputation after accounting, inventory and food-safety missteps. The executive, Maggie Sans, has been named senior vice president and chief corporate affairs officer in China." She most recently has been vice president of international corporate affairs at Walmart.
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