Club store retailer Sam’s Club, Bentonville, Ark., named Linda Hefner to executive vice president of merchandising and replenishment. With experience from Kraft Foods and Sara Lee, Hefner will be responsible for overall merchandising strategy, product development and sourcing. She was executive vice president of Global Strategy and Business Development at Kraft prior to joining Wal-Mart in 2007. She most recently served as Wal-Mart’s executive vice president and general manager for Home business.