Walmart India COO Devendra Chawla quits: Reports
He is currently believed to be serving the notice period following an internal announcement on Friday
Published - Dec 10, 2018 8:56 AM Updated: Dec 10, 2018 8:56 AM
Walmart India COO Devendra Chawla has quit after a 15-month stint, say reports. He is currently believed to be serving the notice period following an internal announcement on Friday.
Sameer Aggarwal, executive vice president, chief strategy and administrative officer Walmart India, is likely to take over Chawla’s role, say reports. Aggarwal, who joined Walmart India in April, currently leads finance, technology, legal, audit and strategy functions. An MBA from London Business School, he was earlier chief finance, development and supply chain officer at KFC Thailand and had worked with Sainsbury’s in UK and China.
Chawla, an alumnus of Harvard Business School, was executive vice president and COO responsible for merchandising, marketing, procurement and omni-channel at Walmart India. He was also a director on the board.
Before joining Walmart India, Chawla was CEO of Future Consumer, and Future Group president for food, FMCG and brands. He also had a stint at Coca Cola India as Director.
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