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Wal-Mart appoints general counsel amid bribery allegations in Mexico

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Bentonville, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Thursday it has promoted Karen Roberts to EVP and general counsel, effective Feb. 1. Roberts’ predecessor Jeff Gearhart will focus his efforts on global compliance as Wal-Mart continues to deal with allegations of bribery in Mexico.

Roberts is a 17-year veteran of Wal-Mart and currently handles real estate operations for the retailer as EVP and president of Walmart Realty for Walmart U.S. In her new role, she will manage the legal department, which is responsible for handling all legal matters affecting the company in its domestic and international markets.

Prior to that, she was SVP and chief compliance officer for Walmart U.S.

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Xerox acquires tech desk support company from McDonald’s

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Dallas — Xerox said Wednesday it is expanding its retail services portfolio with the acquisition of Restaurant Technology Services from McDonald’s Corp.

RTS provides service desk support through more than 600 employees, who assist more than 17,000 McDonald’s restaurants located in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland and China by resolving technical issues related to point-of-sale equipment, kitchen video devices, and “cashless” credit card processing devices.

“This transaction demonstrates McDonald’s commitment to focus on better serving our customers by leveraging Xerox’s expertise and global capabilities to provide greater support to McDonald’s restaurants,” said Dave Weick, chief information officer of McDonald’s Corp.

“With this acquisition, we’re expanding our support for McDonald’s globally while adding key retail services capabilities,” said Kevin Kyser, COO of Xerox’s IT outsourcing business.

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Aaron’s announces operational promotions

BY Staff Writer

Atlanta — Aaron’s announced Thursday that David L. Buck and Tristan J. Montanero have each been promoted to SVP operations, effective Jan. 1.

Buck was previously VP southwestern operations, and Montanero was VP central operations.

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