Horacio “Haio” Barbeito is currently President and CEO of Walmart Canada.
Haio joined Walmart nearly 25 years ago after spending 4 years working for Deutsche Bank AG in Argentina. He started as a Trainee Buyer, and since then he has developed his career in the company through different positions in strategic areas. He led Imports and Replenishment in Walmart Argentina from 1997 to 2000, and then moved to be a DMM for Home & Seasonal from 2000 to 2002. In 2002, Haio was transferred to Walmart International, where he became Sr. Director for International Replenishment, based in Bentonville, Arkansas.
From 2005 to 2008 he accepted another International assignment; he moved to Walmart Puerto Rico as the Supply Chain Lead, and later the head of Store Operations. In 2008 he returned home to Walmart Argentina as Food GMM, before becoming CMO in 2010; and from February of 2012 to March of 2015, he has been Walmart Argentina's President and CEO. Most recently, from March 2015 until September 2019, he served as President and CEO for Walmart Chile and Argentina.
Haio is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Walmart Chile S.A.; a Member of the Board of The American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina; a Member of the Board of the Supermarket Association of Argentina; and a Member of the Board of Fundación Caminando Juntos (United Way Argentina).
Haio is married to his wife Lenny, and they have 4 children; Horacio Jr., Victoria, Federico and Pedro.