President and CEO, Walmart India
Krish Iyer has been named president and CEO of Walmart India, effective Jan. 20, 2014.Originally from Mumbai, India, Iyer joined Walmart International as a senior vice president in 2012. Prior to coming to Walmart, he spent six years with A.S. Watson Group, a leading international health, beauty and lifestyle retailer, serving as managing director in Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines, regional business development director and regional director over store design and development for Asia and Eastern Europe. Before that, Iyer was managing director and CEO at Piramyd Retail Limited.
Iyer received a Bachelors of Science (Hons) degree in
Commerce and Economics from the University of Mumbai in India. He is an
Associate Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of India. He is also an
Associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.