Walmart India appoints Sameer Aggarwal as EVP, chief strategy officer

Walmart India, wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc, has appointed Sameer Aggarwal as executive vice president and chief strategy and administrative officer. Sameer will head finance, technology, legal, audit and the strategy functions. He will report to Krish Iyer, President & CEO of Walmart India. This appointment will come into effect from 2 April.

Aggarwal  has over two decades of global experience in general management, strategy, finance and mergers and acquisitions. 
Krish Iyer, President & CEO, Walmart India said, “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, Aggarwal  was chief finance, development and supply chain officer for KFC, Thailand. Prior to KFC, he worked with Sainsbury’s in UK and China as head of strategy. He has also worked with McKinsey & Co, in the UK and 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.