News: Wal-Mart hires new tech head

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Wal-Mart hires new tech head

The world’s largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is expanding its technology centre in India where it has hired a former Oracle executive to head technology operations and plans to add at least 350-400 more jobs at a new facility in Bangalore–all part of a global push to strengthen its e-commerce business and compete against Amazon.com Inc. As part of the strategy, Wal-Mart Labs is also building a new technology platform that will power all its global e-commerce operations, a top technology executive at Wal-Mart’s e-commerce business said.

The world’s largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is expanding its technology centre in India where it has hired a former Oracle executive to head technology operations and plans to add at least 350-400 more jobs at a new facility in Bangalore–all part of a global push to strengthen its e-commerce business and compete against Amazon.com Inc. As part of the strategy, Wal-Mart Labs is also building a new technology platform that will power all its global e-commerce operations, a top technology executive at Wal-Mart’s e-commerce business said.

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Topics: Talent Acquisition, Appointments, #Corporate

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