Management changes at Walmart de México

Date : 11 February 2013

Walmart de México y Centroamérica has announced changes in its supermarkets and speciality stores divisions, as part of moves to simplify the organisation structure.

Long-standing Walmart executives moved to new roles

Renzo Casillo has been named executive vice president and CEO of Walmart Supermarkets in Mexico.  His responsibilities will include the Bodega Aurrerá, Walmart Supercenter and Superama fascias.  Currently senior vice president and COO of Walmart Brazil, he has been with the organisation since 2004.

Simona Visztova has been appointed senior vice president and general manager for the retailer's speciality business unit.  This will include responsibility for new business development, as well as Sam's Club, Suburbia and Vips.  She has been with the group since 1992 and leaves the post of senior vice president, global purchasing for Walmart Latinoamérica. 

Follows changes announced in January

These moves follow changes announced in January, when Enrique Ostalé was named executive vice president, president and CEO of Walmart Latinoamérica.  Both new roles will report to Scot Rank, executive chairman and CEO of Walmart de México y Centroamérica.

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