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GSK hires ex-Wal-Mart executive to transform tech operations

LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Tuesday it had appointed former Wal-Mart Stores executive Karenann Terrell to the new senior position of chief digital and technology officer.

The move comes a day before the drugmaker's CEO Emma Walmsley, who took over in April, unveils quarterly results. It reflects Walmsley's desire to use digital technology to improve performance across the group.

(Reporting by Ben Hirschler; Editing by Martinne Geller)