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Walmart Adds Square CFO Sarah Friar To Board Of Directors - Quick Facts

Walmart Inc. (WMT) said Thursday that its board of directors has appointed Sarah Friar, chief financial officer of Square, Inc., as a new independent director to the company's board, effective immediately.

Friar becomes the twelfth member of the board and will also serve as a member of the company's Audit Committee and Strategic Planning and Finance Committee.

Since July 2012, Friar, aged 45, has served as CFO of Square, Inc., a provider of commerce tools that help businesses start, run, and grow from payments to point-of-sale to financing.

Prior to that, Friar served as the Senior Vice President of Finance & Strategy at Salesforce. From July 2000 to April 2011, she served in various positions at investment banking company Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., including Managing Director in the Equity Research Division.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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