"There is opportunity for everyone at Walmart. All you have to do is get your foot in the door," said Claudine McKenzie, store manager in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. "I started as a temporary associate 17 years ago and today I run my own store. I understand what this company has to offer people, and that's why one of the best parts of my job is helping my associates develop and grow their careers."
In addition to Bill Simon, Walmart U.S. president and CEO, other executives participating in today's events include Gisel Ruiz, Walmart U.S. COO, Michael Bender, president of Walmart West, Joaquin Gonzalez, president of Walmart East and Mike Moore, president of Walmart Central.
For media interested in covering an in-store promotions event today, please contact https://news.walmart.com/reporter/.
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SOURCE Walmart Corporate Communications