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The New York Times reports that Joel Anderson, president of for the past three years, is resigning from the company to take a position with an as-yet unidentified company.

Anderson will be replaced by Fernando Madeira, president of Walmart’s Latin American e-commerce division. According to the story, "his new responsibilities will include leading’s domestic and Latin America teams, as well as other 'growth areas'."

According to the story, "Though these are some of the more visible changes to be made at Walmart’s e-commerce division, they are far from the only shifts in personnel. Dan Toporek, a company spokesman, said had hired about 1,000 employees in the last 18 months in Silicon Valley alone. Another 600 people were hired in Brazil in that time, he said.

"The company has also been beefing up its infrastructure, announcing three new e-commerce centers in just the past few months — one in Texas, one in Pennsylvania and one in Indiana."
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