Jackson Sets Sail for Wal-Mart

October 2004
Home Textiles Today;10/18/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p13
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The article reports that Dollar General Corp. President and Chief Operating Officer Lawrence Jackson has quit the company to take the position of executive vice president of the People Division at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. He will be responsible for human resources strategy and programs for the company's 1.5 million associates. Jackson will also serve as a strategic advisor to other members of the company's senior management team. Jackson, who will report to Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott, will lead a range of human resource areas, stated the company, including planning, training, executive development, recruiting, succession planning, human resources technology, culture change and regulatory issues.


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