Walmart has appointed Fernando Madeira, CEO of Walmart.com's Latin America unit, as the new head of Walmart.com. Madeira has driven impressive online sales at Wal-Mart's Latin American e-commerce. He is Co-Founder and former CEO of Terra Networks.
GE Appoints Digital and Software Leader for Power & Water Business
GE appointed Ganesh Bell as the Chief Digital Officer and GM of Commercial Software and Analytics for the Power & Water business. Recently, he served as EVP, GM & Chief Products Officer at ServiceSource. Prior to ServiceSource, Bell held key positions at SAP including VP of Product Strategy & Management for the business intelligence & technology platform group, and VP of Portfolio Strategy in the Office of the CEO. Bell also held leadership positions across PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards and YOUcentric.
Facebook Hires PayPal President; Adds Former Android Director to BD Role
PayPal President David Marcus is leaving the company to lead Facebook as VP, Messaging Products. Marcus joined PayPal as VP in 2011, after it bought his company, Zong, and was promoted to president in 2012. PayPal's leadership team will report to eBay president and CEO John Donahoe until a replacement for Marcus is found.
John Lagerling joined Facebook as VP of BD. Lagerling was previous director of Android global partnerships at Google. He was responsible for all business development of the Nexus device program. He was VP & GM, Japan & Korea at AdMob; Head, Mobile Business and Product, Japan & Asia-Pacific at Google Japan, Manager & Executive Advisor at NTT DoCoMo.
Yahoo! Corporate Development VP Leaves
James Loftus, formerly the VP and co-head of Corporate Development at Yahoo, has left the company to become a partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Earlier he has worked as Senior Corporate Counsel - Mergers & Acquisitions at Google, Senior Associate at Shearman & Sterling, in Legal Department at Boston Red Sox, Law Clerk Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman & Jacobson.
Neustar Appoints Data Services VP
Neustar, the real-time information services & analytics company, appoints John A. Devolites as VP of Data Services. Prior to joining Neustar, Devolites served as GM at TEOCO Corporation. Before that, he served as Group President for Telcordia Technologies and served as their Board member to the Federal Communications Commission Network Reliability and Interoperability Council (NRIC). His previous roles also include: CEO of IOS2, Global Partner at Andersen Worldwide and senior positions with American Management Systems, Alexander Proudfoot and Booz Allen Hamilton.
Alibaba Group Names New Head of International Corporate Affairs
Alibaba Group appointed Jim Wilkinson as SVP, Head of International Corporate Affairs. Prior to his appointment at Alibaba, Wilkinson was EVP of Communications for PepsiCo. Wilkinson joined PepsiCo from Brunswick Group where he served in San Francisco and Texas as managing partner for international business and financial strategy. Prior, Wilkinson was Chief of Staff for U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, serving as a senior strategist and counsellor and also served as senior advisor to U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Date Range: May 4th - June 11th