Walmart India appoints Sameer Aggarwal as Chief Strategy Officer
Walmart India, wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc, has appointed Sameer Aggarwal as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy & Administrative Officer. He will take charge from April 2 and lead the finance, technology, legal, audit and strategy departments for Walmart India.
Aggarwal will report directly to Krish Iyer President & CEO of Walmart India.
Commenting on the appointment, Krish Iyer said, “I am extremely pleased to announce Sameer Aggarwal as our Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy & Administrative Officer. He brings with him more than two decades of global experience in general management, strategy, finance and mergers & acquisitions. His experience in retail and his functional expertise are perfectly suited for aligning our transformation and growth journey with our core business strengths while serving our members uniquely and in the most efficient ways. I am very happy to have him on board and wish him all success.”
Aggarwal has previously worked in senior positions for KFC, Thailand, Sainsbury’s in UK & China and McKinsey & Co, UK & Australia. Walmart is expected to open 5-7 stores next year and add another 8-10 in the subsequent year, in which Aggarwal is expected to play a crucial role.
Walmart India currently owns and operates 21 Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in 9 States across India and has integrated omni-channel in all stores.
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