Walmart names Square CFO as a board member

Sarah Friar brings board to 12 members

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 9:19 a.m.

Sarah Friar, chief financial officer of Square, Inc., has been appointed as a new independent director to the Walmart Inc. board, effective immediately.
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Sarah Friar, chief financial officer of Square, Inc., has been appointed as a new independent director to the Walmart Inc. board, effective immediately.

BENTONVILLE — Walmart, which has made a concerted push into technology to compete with Amazon, is tapping Square Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar to serve as a director.

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