Walmart Names New President & CEO of Walmart U.S.

Published 07/24 2014 08:12AM

Updated 07/22 2015 09:32AM

Bentonville, AR-- Walmart announced Thursday that Greg Foran has been promoted to President and CEO of Walmart U.S. Foran succeeds Bill Simon who has been in the role since June 2010 and will be leaving company.

Foran will take over on August 9, Simon will be available to consult Foran for the next six months.

Prior to Walmart, Foran worked with Woolworths, the leading retailer in Australia and New Zealand. He served as the managing director of supermarkets, liquor and petrol. Prior to that, Foran served as general manager of Big W, Woolworth’s industry leading discount store business and as general manager of Dick Smith Electronics.

The company will announce Foran’s successor as President and CEO of Walmart Asia at a later date.

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