Layton named in­terim CEO of Ben­tonville cham­ber

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -

De­bra Layton steps into the role of in­terim pres­i­dent and CEO of the Greater Ben­tonville Area Cham­ber of Com­merce on Wed­nes­day. Dana Davis, the cham­ber’s cur­rent leader, re­tires on Tues­day.

Layton will fill the role on a part-time ba­sis un­til the Board of Di­rec­tors hires a re­place­ment, Craig Rivaldo, board chair­man, said in a news re­lease.

Layton re­cently re­tired af­ter a 31-year ca­reer with Wal­Mart Stores. Layton started work­ing for the re­tailer as an hourly em­ployee in 1986. She worked in store op­er­a­tions, mer­chan­dis­ing, global sourc­ing, pro­fes­sional ser­vices and real es­tate and served as chief mer­chan­dis­ing of­fi­cer — Chile and se­nior vice pres­i­dent of store for­mats, space and pro­duc­tiv­ity. She re­tired as se­nior vice pres­i­dent of mer­chan­dis­ing ad­min­is­tra­tion.

Davis an­nounced his re­tire­ment plans in June. He led the cham­ber for four years.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.