Walmart exec who cried 'sales disaster' is out

Jerry Murray, the Walmart finance VP who called the chain's early February sales "a total disaster" in an email made public by Bloomberg, has left the company, effective April 5, according to a Reuters report.

Wal-Mart Stores has confirmed the report, telling Reuters that it was Murray's decision to leave and that his last day at Wal-Mart was Friday.

"In case you haven't seen a sales report these days, February (month-to-date) sales are a total disaster," Murray said in a Feb.12 email to other executives, Bloomberg reported on Feb.15. "The worst start to a month I have seen in my (about) seven years with the company.