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• Albertsons announced that Geoff White, who has been president of its Own Brands business, has been named the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer.

• Walmart announced that it has hired Nuala O’Connor - formerly vice president of compliance and customer trust and associate general counsel for privacy and data protection at Amazon, as well as most recently president/CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology, a global nonprofit focused on digital civil liberties - to be its new senior vice president and chief counsel of digital citizenship, a new role at the company.

Walmart says that “the new function will focus on how Walmart uses data and technology in a way that supports the company’s goal to be the most trusted retailer.”
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