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Walmart exec joins board of standards body


Cameron Geiger, senior VP, Walmart technology, has been appointed to the GS1 U.S. board of governors.

He will help guide the GS1 U.S. strategy for driving adoption and usage of GS1 standards within the retail industry. GS1 standards are used to uniquely identify products, services and locations globally.

Geiger is a 15-year Walmart veteran who has held several executive leadership roles at Walmart and Sam's Club in IT, sourcing and merchandising. Prior to joining Walmart, Geiger was a management consultant at Kurt Salmon Associates. He previously served on the GS1 U.S. board of governors from 2012-2013.

“Cameron joins the GS1 U.S. board of governors during an exciting time of change in the retail industry,” said Bob Carpenter, president and CEO of GS1 U.S. “As more companies seek to stay competitive in an increasingly digital and data-driven business environment, Cameron can provide important real-world insights for leveraging the power of standards to help the industry address the growing consumer demand for a seamless shopping experience across all channels.”

The GS1 U.S. Board of Governors includes executives from 20 leading organizations including: Campbell’s Soup Company; The Coca-Cola Company; eBay Inc.; The J.M. Smucker Company; Johnson & Johnson; Macy’s, Inc.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; McKesson Corporation; Premier Inc.; Procter & Gamble; Publix Super Markets; PVH Corp.; Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc.; QVC, Inc.; Sysco Corporation; Wakefern Food Corporation; and Wegmans Food Markets.

The full list is available here.

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