Subscribe Register Login

Monday, December 22, 2014, 4:43 p.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Wal-Mart names Roberts general counsel

By ArkansasOnline

This article was published December 20, 2012 at 10:22 a.m.

Bentonville-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Thursday that it will promote Karen Roberts to executive vice president and general counsel effective Feb. 1.

In her new role managing the company’s legal department, Roberts, 42, will report to Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary Jeff Gearhart, who oversees the company’s compliance, ethics and investigations, the retailer said in a statement.

A 17-year veteran of the company, Roberts currently serves as executive vice president and president of Wal-Mart Realty for Wal-Mart U.S.; before that, she was senior vice president and chief compliance officer for Wal-Mart U.S.

"Karen's humility, transparency and collaboration embody the leadership qualities we look for at Walmart," said Gearhart, 48. "She is an extremely talented professional whose integrity, breadth of experience, and knowledge of Walmart make her uniquely qualified for this important role. Karen's legal background and previous responsibilities directing our U.S. compliance and real estate functions provide an important perspective for overseeing the complex legal issues we deal with every day in our business."

Comments on: Wal-Mart names Roberts general counsel

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Veterinarykenneltech

    veterinary assistantexperience only need apply. Must be well...
    JACKSONVILLE, AR

  • Radiology

    immediate openingslittle rock campus:Rad Tech/Registry Elig ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Mortgage loan proces

    Job Posting: Mortgage Loan Processor Type: Full Time Loca...
    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas

  • Estimator / pm

    estimator / pmthe Cone Group is seeking an experienced Estim...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Management

    looking for Honest Folks for New Co. expanding in Arkansas. ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 681 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online