Wal-Mart promotes Pilozzi to head Canadian division
January 28, 2002-- Home Textiles Today,
Bentonville, AR — Wal-Mart Stores today announced the promotion of Mario Pilozzi to president and ceo of Wal-Mart's Canadian division. He was previously leading the division as coo.
With more than 35 years in the Canadian retail industry, Pilozzi joined Wal-Mart Canada in 1994 as vp and gmm of hardline merchandise and was promoted to senior vp of merchandise and sales in 1996. In September 2000, he was promoted to coo.
Prior to joining Wal-Mart, Pilozzi worked at Woolworth Canada in a variety of positions, including vp of hardline merchandise, administrator of store openings, district manager and store manager.