Van den Berghe Tabbed to Head Walmart Canada

Dirk Van den BergheDirk Van den Berghe

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario-Walmart has appointed Dirk Van den Berghe as president and CEO of Walmart Canada.

Van den Berghe will assume his new post on Aug. 1. He will report to Shelley Broader, who was recently named president and CEO of Walmart's EMEA region, which encompasses the retailer's operations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Canada. Broader was the previous president and CEO of Walmart Canada.

Van den Berghe will join Walmart Canada after serving as CEO of Delhaize Group's Belgium and Luxembourg operations. His career also includes teaching positions with universities across Europe, Asia and the United States, and service as an international trade commissioner for the government of Belgium.

HFN Staff | News & Commentary

HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.

Videos

Current Issue

  • HFN May digital issue

    HFN's DIGITAL EDITION

    May 2017


    COVER STORY: HFN Turns 90

    We commemorate HFN's 90th anniversary by paying tribute to the iconic retailer and supplier brands--and the people--that have helped the industry flourish, then and now.


    ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:

    • Up & Coming Leaders - The home industry is in capable and visionary hands as this year’s 40 Under 40 list attests. Today’s young leaders span all disciplines and varied levels of operation.
    • Omnichannel Retailing - In the Mobile App World, Time is Money