Managing Director and CEO, Bharti Walmart Pvt. Ltd.
Raj Jain is president of Walmart India and oversees Walmart's joint venture with Bharti Enterprises Limited for wholesale cash-and-carry and back-end supply chain management operations in India.
Raj is a business leader whose career spans 27 years across diverse assignments.
He joined Walmart in Shanghai as president of emerging markets for Walmart International in 2006. He spearheaded Walmart's entry into India and relocated back to India in 2007 to head the joint venture as president and MD.
Prior to joining Walmart, Raj Jain was regional head, marketing & supply chain for the Asia Pacific region at Whirlpool Corporation in Shanghai. During his 10 years at Whirlpool, he also served as managing director & CEO of Whirlpool of India Ltd.
After receiving his engineering degree from Delhi College of Engineering, Raj joined Hindustan Lever Limited (HLL). He was the youngest factory manager in HLL and also one of the very few to move to a sales and marketing leadership role in a unique cross-functional career move. His successful and distinctive career in HLL in India and Unilever-U.K. included several key managerial positions that won him many awards for innovation, excellence, achievements in category growth and cost management.
Raj holds an executive MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Business.