Sameer Aggarwal is chief executive officer, Best Price, Walmart India, where he leads a team of over 5,000 associates across the country. Serving more than 1 million members, including mom-and-pop kirana stores, hotels and restaurants, Best Price is Walmart India’s cash-and-carry wholesale business. The mission of Best Price is to “enable small businesses to prosper.”
Sam joined Walmart India in April 2018 as executive vice president, overseeing strategy, finance, technology and administration. He also led ecommerce, merchandising, marketing, supply chain and store operations. Sam was promoted to CEO in April 2020. He is focused on making the Best Price proposition more customer-centric and developing digital offerings to meet the growing omnichannel needs of its members.
A seasoned retail professional, Sam has more than two decades of global experience. Prior to joining Walmart, he served as the chief finance and development officer for KFC in Thailand. Prior to that, Sam worked at Sainsbury’s in U.K. and China, where he was head of strategy and chief of staff to the CEO. Earlier in his career, Sam was an associate partner at McKinsey & Company in U.K. and Australia, serving clients globally on strategy and turnaround. He started his career as an accountant with Arthur Andersen in India.
Sam holds an MBA from the London Business School and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.