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Walmart India appoints Devendra Chawla as EVP & COO
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Aug '17
Devendra Chawla
Devendra Chawla
Walmart India, wholly owned subsidiary of US based Walmart Stores Inc, has appointed Devendra Chawla as executive vice president (EVP) and chief operating officer (COO). Chawla will lead merchandising, marketing, and omni channel functions for Walmart India’s cash & carry business and will report to Krish Iyer, president & CEO of Walmart India.

“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Devendra Chawla as EVP & chief operating officer for Walmart India. Devendra brings invaluable cross-industry experience spanning 22 years in retail, FMCG, merchandising, operations and brand management. With this appointment, we are well positioned to better serve our customers while strengthening our overall business. Devendra’s experience is perfectly suited for aligning our transformation and growth journey with our core business strengths while serving our customers uniquely and in the most efficient ways,” said Iyer.

Until recently, Devendra Chawla was CEO of the Future Consumer Limited (FCL) and Group president - food, FMCG, brands Future Group. Prior to that, he served as the CEO - food and business head for private brands. He has served as the concept head - super market for Reliance Retail. Previously with Coca Cola, he has donned various roles including area operations director, director - customer service/ route to market. He has also had a stint at Asian Paints as regional - branch manager.

Devendra did his Bachelor of Engineering in Production from Pune University, holds an MBA degree from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School via its Advance Management Program.

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. (KD)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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