Judith McKenna, new president of the Walmart de México . Board

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Walmart de México, the department store and convenience store giant, announced appointment of Judith McKenna as president of its Board of Directors.

In a statement sent to the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV), the company indicated that in the course of a general meeting accept the resignation of Enrique Ostalé, and Board Members Richard Mayfield, Amanda Whalen and Roberto Newell, effective today.

It is also named Alberto Sepúlveda as secretary of the Board of Directors of Walmart de México, the latter without being a member of the body.

Who Judith McKenna?

McKenna serves as President and CEO of Walmart International. Prior to taking on the role, he was executive vice president and chief operating officer of Walmart USA, where he led the launch of online grocery.

Briefing graduated with a law degree from the University of Hull in England, prior to obtaining an accounting qualification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales at KPMG, and receiving an honorary doctorate in law from the University of Hull. Walmart International

Also served as executive vice president of strategy and development for Walmart InternationalCOO of Asda Stores Ltd. in the UK and CFO of Asda for over a decade.

Judith is a member of the board of directors of Flipkart and PhonePe in India, and the Walton Center for the Arts. She has also appeared on Fortune’s list of the most powerful women in business and Forbes’ list of the most powerful women in the world.

At the meeting, Guilherme Loureiro was also confirmed as executive president and general director of the company.

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