BENTONVILLE, Ark.–Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has appointed Vicente Trius executive vice president, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Asia, International.
Trius, who joined Wal-Mart in 2006 as vice president of operations of the International Division, most recently served a president and CEO of Wal-Mart Brazil.
Trius reports to Mike Duke, vice chairman of Wal-Mart Stores. Trius’ position is newly created.
Succeeding Trius will be Hector Nunez, effective Feb. 1. Nunez joined Wal-Mart Brazil in July 2006 as executive vice president and chief operating officer.