Wal-Mart Names Head of Asia Retail Operations

Bentonville, Ark. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has appointed Vicente Trius to serve as executive VP, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Asia, International. Trius most recently served as president and CEO of Wal-Mart Brazil.

Succeeding Trius will be Hector Nunez who will assume the position of president and CEO of Wal-Mart Brazil, effective Feb. 1. Nunez joined Wal-Mart Brazil as executive VP and COO in July 2006.