Cheesewright Named CEO at Wal-Mart Canada

Mario Pilozzi, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Canada, will retire effective Jan. 31, the retailer said Monday.

MISSISSAUGUA, Ontario — Mario Pilozzi, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Canada, will retire effective Jan. 31, the retailer here said Monday. David Cheesewright, currently the chief operating officer of Wal-Mart’s Asda chain in the United Kingdom, will replace Pilozzi Feb. 1. Pilozzi, 61, has served as Wal-Mart Canada’s CEO for seven years. He joined the company upon its acquisition of Woolworth Canada, where he held leadership positions for 30 years. Cheesewright, 45, was ch

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