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Wal-Mart Canada names new ceo

Bentonville Ark. – Wal-Mart named a new ceo Friday for its Canadian business, according to a report from Reuters.

Dirk Van den Berghe takes over Aug. 1, bringing experience from the grocery business. He was previously the ceo for supermarket group Delhaize’s Belgium and Luxembourg operations.

He replaces Shelley Broader, now ceo of the retailer's operations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Canada, and will report to Broader.