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Metro Cash and Carry appoints former Walmart executive Arvind Mediratta as India MD

He was working as corporate vice-president (merchandising) at Walmart US

BS Reporter  |  Bengaluru 

Metro Cash and Carry appoints former Walmart executive Arvind Mediratta as India MD

German retailer METRO Cash & Carry has appointed Arvind Mediratta, a former Walmart Executive as its India managing director, replacing Rajeev Bakshi.

Mediratta joined from Walmart US, where he was working as corporate vice-president (merchandising).

He was part of the team that set up Walmart's India cash-and-carry business when he joined the retailer in 2007, before he was elevated as chief operating officer in the country. Later, he moved to the US, the company said in a statement.

Metro Cash and Carry has 19 wholesale distribution outlets in India, including Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi and Mumbai.

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First Published: Mon, February 01 2016. 16:12 IST