17545 Fri, 12/18/2009 - 12:43pm
BENTONVILLE, Ark.–Eduardo Solórzano, president and chief executive officer of Walmart de Mexico has been named executive vice president, president and CEO of Walmart Latin America.
In his new position he will oversee Walmart’s operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Puerto Rico.
Scot Rank will succeed Solórzano as president, CEO of Walmart de Mexico. Rank was Walmart de Mexico’s executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Solórzano was also named chairman of the board of Walmart de Mexico.
Based in Walmart’s Latin American regional office in Miami, Solórzano will assume his new role on Jan. 18.