Sameer Aggarwal elevated to Walmart India CEO, takes charge on April 1

Jannie Delucca

Walmart India has promoted its Deputy CEO Sameer Aggarwal as Main Executive Officer of Finest Selling price, Walmart India. He will take over his new part from April one.

This is Aggarwal’s 3rd promotion in the two several years due to the fact he joined Walmart India in April 2018 as Executive Vice President to look at method and administration. He was designed Deputy CEO in January 2020.

In his new part, Aggarwal will report immediately to Dirk Van den Berghe, Executive Vice President and Regional CEO of Asia and World wide Sourcing. He is taking over the reins from Krish Iyer, who is retiring from entire-time administration and will suppose the part of an advisor to Finest Selling price, Walmart India following an 8 12 months stint with the corporation.

“Sam has performed a superb task in the previous two several years. He led the demand to make our proposition more customer centric, creating electronic offerings to get ready for our omni channel companies in the long term,” claimed Van den Berghe in a assertion on Wednesday. “He has a keen ability to have an understanding of advanced situations and take decisive motion to accelerate our company. He’s also a potent individuals leader who exemplifies our Walmart values of support, regard, excellence and integrity.”

Aggarwal has held leadership roles at Yum! Manufacturers in Southeast Asia, Sainsbury’s in the United kingdom and China and McKinsey & Co in Australia. He holds an MBA from the London Business enterprise College and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

“I tremendously appreciate the chance to lead our company in a single of Walmart’s most critical markets,” claimed Aggarwal.

The outgoing CEO Iyer will perform with Aggarwal until June thirty to ensure smooth transition.

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