Saturday, January 31st2.9°C
24624
23669

Walmart Canada's next CEO comes from Delhaize retail food group; starts Aug. 1

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Walmart Canada's next president and CEO comes from the Delhaize Group, a Belgium-based food retailer that operates in eight countries and three continents.

Dirk Van den Berghe succeeds Shelley Broader, effective Aug. 1

He will report to Broader, who was recently promoted by Walmart and now has responsibility for its operations in Canada and the European, Mid-east and Africa region.

His arrival at Walmart Canada is a way for the general merchandiser to strengthen its food business in Canada.

Walmart Canada faces stiff competition with domestic grocery retailers such as Loblaw (TSX:L), Sobeys (TSX:EMP.A) and Metro (TSX:MRU) as well as U.S.-based chains such as Target (NYSE:TGT) and Costco (Nasdaq:COST).

Van den Berghe has also taught international business at the university level and was Belgium's international trade commissioner for more than a decade.

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News

24153


Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX14673.48+37.521
S&P CDNX676.81+9.70
DJIA17164.95-251.90
Nasdaq4635.24-48.167
S&P 5001994.99-26.26
CDN Dollar0.7856-0.0067
Gold1286.60-5.10
Oil49.60+3.16
Lumber322.50+0.70
Natural Gas2.87-0.111

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.120.00
Knighthawk0.010.00
QHR Technologies Inc1.400.00
Cantex0.035-0.005
Anavex Life Sciences0.174-0.006
Metalex Ventures0.040.00
Russel Metals23.42-0.16
Copper Mountain Mining0.99+0.01
Colorado Resources0.150.00
ReliaBrand Inc0.01+0.0031
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.050.00
Mission Ready Services0.2350.00

 



24667

FEATURED Property
21485054310 Hazell Road,
6 bedrooms 5 baths
$729,900
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


Leaving a job: changing careers

Many people, who find themselves out of work and with time on their hands, and money in their pockets due to lay-off, start thinking about a career change. If you weren’t happy with the directio...


Service fit makes happy employees

Finding the right employees for the front lines of your company is key to developing a great service attitude within your company. It is just as important as hiring the right accountant, manager, sale...


How to price: workbook approach

In 2008 Self Counsel Press published my book - Pricing Strategies for Small Business. The book is now available in Europe, India, Russia and the United States. The purpose of the book was to make avai...

_








Member of BC Press Council


24222