Walmart said Tuesday that Bill Simon has been promoted to president and CEO for the Walmart U.S. division. Simon replaces Eduardo Castro-Wright, who was appointed CEO of the company's Global.com and Global Sourcing division.
Simon will report to Walmart President and CEO Mike Duke.
"Bill is a strong leader who has made a positive difference from his first day at Walmart," Duke said in a statement. "He's been responsible for successfully running more than 3,700 stores and leading 1.3 million associates in the U.S. Bill transformed the customer experience at Walmart through faster service, a friendlier shopping environment and cleaner stores.