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• Walmart announced that NBCUniversal International Group’s and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises’ Chairman Cesar Conde will join the company’s board as an independent director, effective immediately.

“Cesar brings strong skills as a global executive and expertise in brand management, finance, digital, and media that will complement our Board of Directors’ experience,” said Greg Penner, Walmart’s Chairman of the Board. “We look forward to his strategic insights as we continue to drive the transformation of Walmart to better serve customers and win in an omni-channel world.”
KC's View:
I normally don’t spend a great deal of time reporting on members of boards, but this struck me as intriguing in terms of what Conde brings to Walmart in terms of media/digital savvy, which it needs lots of if it is going to continue taking it to Amazon.