New Delhi, March 21, 2018: Walmart India, wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc., has appointed Sameer Aggarwal as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy & Administrative Officer. Sameer will lead Finance, Technology, Legal, Audit and the Strategy functions. He will report to Krish Iyer, President & CEO of Walmart India. This appointment becomes effective from 2nd April.
Krish Iyer, President & CEO, Walmart India said, “I am extremely pleased to announce Sameer Aggarwal as our Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy & Administrative Officer. Sameer brings with him more than two decades of global experience in General Management, Strategy, Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions. Sam’s 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.”
Prior to joining Walmart India, Sameer was working as the Chief Finance, Development & Supply Chain Officer for KFC, Thailand. Prior to KFC, Sam worked with Sainsbury’s in UK & China as Head of Strategy and then as Executive Assistant to the CEO to assist with the CEO transition. Sam also worked with McKinsey & Co, UK & Australia as Associate Partner leading projects globally across various sectors and functions for over seven years.
He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the London Business School and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
About Walmart India:
Wal-Mart India Private Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc., the world’s leading retailer renowned for its efficiency and expertise in logistics, supply chain management and sourcing. Walmart India owns and operates 21 Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in 9 States across India and provides omni-channel shopping experience across all the stores. Walmart India recently opened a Fulfillment Centre in Mumbai. The Best Price stores offer best prices with unmatched convenience, choice, quality and hygiene. The mission of Best Price is "Enabling businesses to prosper...every single member". To enter and purchase from Best Price stores, it is mandatory to become a member. Members can belong to different business categories such as Resellers (‘Kirana Stores’); Offices and Institutions (O&I); and Hotels, Restaurants and Caterers (HoReCa). The assortment, service and store layout are customized to the specific needs of members who can walk into a Best Price stores and source high quality products in quantities they need and at the time they require.
For further information, please contact Sunita Patnaik, Walmart India.
E-mail: Sunita.Patnaik@walmart.com ; Phone: 9717171798