Walmart executive takes on new responsibilities in Asia
November 4, 2014 - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today announced that Scott Price, Executive Vice President, International Strategy and Business Development, will take on additional responsibility as President and Chief Executive Officer – Walmart Asia, based at Walmart’s global headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Price regains responsibility for the company’s operations in China, Japan and India, after previously leading the division from 2009 through 2014. The role was vacated by Greg Foran back in July, when he was named President and CEO of the Walmart U.S. business.
Before joining Walmart, Scott served as chief executive officer of DHL Express Europe. Prior to that, he was chief executive officer, DHL Express Asia Pacific and the president of DHL Express Japan, DHL's largest market in the Asia Pacific region. Before joining DHL, Scott spent a decade with the Coca-Cola Company. During that period, he assumed various roles which included country leader in Japan, and as director and region manager in China.
Walmart has a significant presence in Asia with nearly 130,000 associates, more than 850 store units and ecommerce websites in China, Japan and India.
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