Raj is President, Walmart India and Managing Director & CEO, Bharti Walmart Pvt. Ltd.
Raj joined Walmart in Shanghai, China as President of Emerging Markets for Walmart International in 2006. He spearheaded Walmart’s entry into India and relocated back to India in 2007 to head the JV with Bharti. Prior to joining Walmart, Raj was Regional Head, Marketing & Supply Chain for the Asia Pacific at Whirlpool Corporation in Shanghai. During his 10 years at Whirlpool he also served as Managing Director & CEO of Whirlpool of India Ltd.
Raj started his career at Unilever as a Management Trainee. His successful and distinctive career spanning over 16 years in Unilever in India and U.K. included several key managerial positions in Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain etc. Raj is a serving Board Member of American Chamber of Commerce & Industry (AMCHAM).
Raj holds an Engineering Degree from Delhi University and an Executive MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Business. He is married and has two children. He is a keen Golfer and an avid traveler.