Simon, Ullman Named to NRF Board
January 13, 2014,
NEW YORK-Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart U.S., and J.C. Penney CEO Myron Ullman III have been elected to the board of directors of the National Retail Federation.
Along with Simon and Ullman, NRF elected to its board Steve Knopik, CEO of Beall's; Lori Mitchell-Keller, senior vice president and head of the global retail industry business unit of SAP; Greg Sandfort, president and CEO of Tractor Supply Co.; and Dave Davis, president of the Utah Retail Merchants Association. The new board members were elected yesterday, which was the opening day of NRF's 103rd Annual Convention and EXPO.
Matthew Shay, NRF's president and CEO, said, "These executives are among the top thought leaders in the world of retail and will only strengthen an already diverse and well-respected board."