Devendra Chawla has been appointed as EVP and chief operating officer for Walmart India. Chawla will lead merchandising, marketing and omni channel functions for Walmart India's cash and carry business in India. He will report to Krish Iyer, president and CEO, Walmart India.
Krish Iyer, president and CEO, Walmart India, said, “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Devendra Chawla. He 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.”
Chawla was recently elevated as CEO at Future Consumer. Prior to that he was president, food and FMCG at Future Group.
He has also worked with Coca Cola, Asian Paints and Reliance Retail.
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