Van den Berghe Tabbed to Head Walmart Canada

Dirk Van den Berghe

Dirk Van den Berghe

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario-Walmart has appointed Dirk Van den Berghe as president and CEO of Walmart Canada.

Van den Berghe will assume his new post on Aug. 1. He will report to Shelley Broader, who was recently named president and CEO of Walmart’s EMEA region, which encompasses the retailer’s operations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Canada. Broader was the previous president and CEO of Walmart Canada.

Van den Berghe will join Walmart Canada after serving as CEO of Delhaize Group’s Belgium and Luxembourg operations. His career also includes teaching positions with universities across Europe, Asia and the United States, and service as an international trade commissioner for the government of Belgium.