UK-based healthcare and pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) - Get GlaxoSmithKline Plc Report announced that it appointed former Walmart Inc. (WMT) - Get Walmart Inc. Report executive Karenann Terrell to its newly formed position of chief technology officer.
The move comes as GSK looks to expand its digital footprint across all platforms, from clinical trials to customer interactions. Terrell left her chief information officer position at Walmart in February and is expected to start at GSK September 4.
"As a member of the executive team, Karenann will have the scope to think radically about how we can exploit the latest opportunities and ultimately improve our business performance," GSK CEO Emma Walmsley said.
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