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Short Take: Amazon taps Wal-Mart executive

Giant Net bookseller Amazon.com has appointed a former Wal-Mart executive as its vice president and chief logistics officer. Jimmy Wright, who has more than 26 years of experience in logistics management, will be responsible for managing the company's distribution centers, product purchasing, and shipping.

Giant Net bookseller Amazon.com has appointed a former Wal-Mart executive as its vice president and chief logistics officer. Jimmy Wright, who has more than 26 years of experience in logistics management, will be responsible for managing the company's distribution centers, product purchasing, and shipping.