Walton Foundation hires WWF man

The Walton Family Foundation has hired a manager for its latest charitable venture: saving oceans and wetlands.

Scott Burns, director of marine conservation at the World Wildlife Fund, will start his new job Jan. 1, said Jay Allen, a spokesman for the Walton family.

The founding family of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. oversees the private foundation. Worth $ 1. 3 billion, it is one of America