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Rent-A-Center taps Walmart tech exec for new role


Rent-A-Center has appointed Lety Nettles to fill the newly created position of VP of digital integration.

Most recently she served as a technology executive designing integration framework and change practices for Walmart.

The company said that Nettles will oversee the design and construction of an innovative performance optimization platform that manages an enterprise view of business and technology assimilation. She will also direct the creation of a digital strategy change model that will offer insights for operational improvements, optimizations and innovations for all lines of business.

“Rent-A-Center’s business is evolving rapidly as our technology capability advances, and the pace of change will only increase,” said Angela Yochem, CIO, Rent-A-Center. “Lety’s experience with large-scale digital transformation will help lead our company’s strategic initiatives.”

Nettles joins Rent-A-Center with over 20 years of technology experience including designing and managing large and small corporate technology organizations. Prior to Walmart, she worked at such companies as Dell Inc., Buchanan Technologies, Oracle and Accenture. Nettles also served as a board member for Walmart’s STEM Program and Women in Technology.

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