Zale Names New Board Member
Dallas Zale Corp. announced that Yuval Braverman has been elected to its board of directors, effective June 19.
Braverman is currently the chairman, co-founder and CEO of J. & J. Zaidman, Inc. a diamond wholesaler. Earlier in his career, Braverman was president of the retail sales division for Gematic International, Inc.
Report: Wal-Mart May Set Up Back-Office in Bangalore
Mumbai Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may set up a back-office center in India’s technology hub of Bangalore to cater to its multiple functions across the world, the Economic Times said on Friday.
The report also said Wal-Mart may firm-up plans for the back-office unit only after the U.S. presidential elections later this year as the flight of jobs was a sensitive issue in the United States.
Wal-Mart Exec Named Chief at U.K. Retailer
London David Wild, who is currently serving as senior VP for new business development at Wal-Mart U.S., will join Halfords Group, a U.K.-based automotive- and leisure-products retailer, as CEO effective Aug. 4.
Wild has been serving in his current position since January 2007. Prior to this role, he was president and managing director of Wal-Mart Germany. Before joining Wal-Mart, Wild was with Tesco for 18 years.