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Simmons announces Russellville transition

Simmons Bank announced a decision Friday by Ronald “Ron” B. Jackson, chairman and CEO of Russellville Community Bank, to begin the transition of his leadership role to R. Scott Hill, Russellville community president, and Denton E. Tumbleson, Clarksville community president.

Cheesewright to succeed Mcmillon with Wal-Mart International

David Cheesewright, 51, has been appointed executive vice president, president and chief executive officer of the International division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., effective Feb. 1, 2014. Cheesewright will succeed CEO-elect Doug McMillon. Since September 2011, Cheesewright has served as head of a regional management team responsible for Wal-Mart’s retail operations in Canada, the United Kingdom and Sub-Saharan Africa.