Executive Appointments: Walmart

Walmart Chile has appointed Karina Awad as the newest member of its Board of Directors, the highest corporate governance body of the parent company which oversees the Lider, Express de LIDER, Ekono, SuperBodega aCuenta and Central Mayorista supermarket formats. 

Awad has a degree in Psychology in Labor Relations from the University of Chile and an MBA from Adolfo Ibáñez University. The new role as member of the Board at Walmart Chile is in addition to her responsibilities in Mexico, where she was ranked by Expansión magazine as 13thamong the 50 most powerful women in the North American country in 2013.