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Rob Cissell joins Wal-Mart

Published: 20 March 2008
Robert Dyas ceo to lead US retailer's expansion in China.
Rob Cissell joins Wal-Mart
Rob Cissell's wide-ranging skill set has attracted the world's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart.

Mr Cissell is to join the American retailer and help it drive forwards expansion into the Chinese market, which it entered in 1996.

Wal-Mart operates 97 Supercenters, and has a 35% stake in a chain of hypermarkets.


Rob Cissell, 45, joined Kingfisher in 1994 and was managing director of Comet and commercial director of Woolworths before joining B&Q in 2003, initially as managing director, commercial.

Prior to joining Kingfisher he worked at Argos and Bhs. Mr Cissell joined Robert Dyas in 2005, a year after it was bought by Change Capital, a private equity group.


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