DALLAS: Walmart Inc has named Paypal Holdings Inc’s finance chief, John Rainey, as its new chief monetary officer (CFO).
Rainey will begin work at Walmart on June 6, Walmart stated in an announcement. He’ll change Brett Biggs, who final yr introduced plans to go away the corporate by early 2023.
Rainey is available in as Walmart grapples with sore inflation, supply-chain complications and rising United States labor prices.
The retail large can also be making an attempt to bolster its ambitions in monetary providers and broaden a paid membership program that’s broadly seen as a solution to Amazon.com Inc’s Prime.
“John’s combine of monetary and digital acumen, coupled along with his expertise main finance in advanced, extremely aggressive industries, will assist us ship for our prospects and shareholders as we proceed to remodel our firm,” Walmart chief govt officer Doug McMillon stated within the assertion .
Rainey will stay with PayPal till late Might. At the moment, Gabrielle Rabinovitch, who’s senior vice-president for company finance and investor relations, will take over as interim CFO. — Bloomberg