Trius Named Head of Wal-Mart Latin America

Wal-Mart Stores said yesterday it has named Vicente Trius executive vice president and president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Latin America, effective July 6. He was formerly EVP and president and CEO of Wal-Mart Asia.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here said yesterday it has named Vicente Trius executive vice president and president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Latin America, effective July 6. He was formerly EVP and president and CEO of Wal-Mart Asia.

Trius succeeds Craig Herkert, who recently was named to succeed Jeff Noddle as chief executive officer of Supervalu, Minneapolis. Wal-Mart said a successor to oversee the Asia operation will be named at a later date.

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