Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) announced that its board has nominated Marissa Mayer of Google Inc. (GOOG) for election as a new member of the company's board at its Annual Shareholders' Meeting on June 1, 2012. If elected, Mayer would become the sixteenth member of the board, the company said.
Mayer, 36, is vice president of Local and Maps for Google, a position she has held since 2010. She leads the product management and engineering efforts of Google's local, mobile, and local-based products.
Previously, Mayer served as Google's vice president, Search Products and User Experience, beginning in 2005. Mayer began her career with Google in 1999 as its first female engineer and has launched hundreds of products and features during that time.
by RTT Staff Writer
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