Walmart names new SVP sustainability

NEW YORK Andrea Thomas has been named Walmart’s new SVP sustainability. Matt Kistler, current SVP sustainability, will be transitioning into a new role as SVP marketing on the Walmart U.S. team.

Thomas currently serves as SVP global merchandising center for the home, hardlines and entertainment businesses. In this position, she has been heavily involved in supply chain, product development and brand marketing -- all of which are key elements of Walmart’s sustainability push.