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Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom Joins Walmart's Board

Jason Del Rey has been a business journalist for 15 years and has covered Amazon, Walmart, and the e-commerce industry for the last decade. He was a senior correspondent at Vox.

Walmart is adding some tech cred and youthfulness to its board, today announcing the appointment of Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom as the company’s 15th director. Systrom joins Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer as a director on Walmart’s board, as the retail giant looks to reimagine its digital shopping experience amid an ongoing threat from Amazon.

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