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Solorzano to Lead Wal-Mart Latin America

Rank named ceo of Mexico unit

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. promoted Eduardo Solorzano to executive vice president, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Latin America, overseeing the retailer’s operations in nine of the region’s countries and Puerto Rico.

 

Solorzano will also become chairman of Wal-Mart de Mexico, which he currently leads as president and ceo. He takes on his new role Jan. 18.

 

Scot Rank, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Wal-Mart de Mexico, will fill the void left by Solorzano.

 

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