Krish Iyer has been named president and CEO of Walmart India, effective Jan. 20, 2014.
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
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.