Roles Change At Walmart Canada

Nabeela Ixtabalan is chief operations officer for Walmart Canada. She joined the retailer in 2020 as executive vice-president, people and corporate affairs, following an extensive career in retail working for major brands such as Starbucks and IKEA in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Sam Wankowski is chief merchandising officer. His career with the company began in 2003 when he joined ASDA, its former UK operations. Most recently, he was chief operations officer. Laurent Duray is chief eCommerce officer. He joined the company in July 2015. Prior to his current role, he held senior positions, including vice-president of strategy. John Bayliss is executive vice-president, transformation officer. In this newly-created role, he is driving the strategy, innovation, corporate development, new store format, real estate, and transformation agenda. Previously, he was senior vice-president of logistics and supply chain.