Friday, 25 July 2014: Woolworths Limited (Woolworths) congratulated Mr Greg Foran on his appointment as President and CEO of Walmart US.
Mr Foran served in several senior roles at Woolworths until his departure in 2011. He held the positions of Managing Director of Woolworths Supermarkets, Liquor and Petrol, as well as General Manager of BIG W and Dick Smith during his 10 years with the Company.
Woolworths CEO Grant O’Brien said Mr Foran is a talented retailer.
“Greg is one of the many world-class retailers to have worked with Woolworths over the years. Woolworths has an impressive track record in developing talented retailers, both past and present. Greg’s new role adds to an impressive list of accomplishments of the Woolworths alumni.
“Woolworths has long had a close relationship with Walmart and we look forward to continuing this into the future.
“On behalf of Woolworths I congratulate Greg and wish him all the best for the future,” Mr O’Brien said.