Bertrand is chief merchandising officer for Walmart Canada. He is responsible for driving the company's general merchandise, food, health and wellness and apparel businesses.
Bertrand first joined Walmart International on assignment to Walmart Canada in July 2015 in the capacity of SVP Supercentre Reinvention and Prototype. Since joining, Bertrand has been instrumental in building a new approach to format & asset management and capital efficiency (Design & Construction) that will build cost transparency and enable value creation for Walmart Canada.
Prior to joining Walmart, Bertrand was employed with Delhaize, a European grocery retailer, where he last supported the Serbian business as Head of Operations and VP, Business Process Management. He started his career with the company in store management, and progressed into leadership roles in Strategy and Planning, Procurement, and Store Design functions.
Bertrand is multi-lingual and holds a Masters in Law, completed Executive Education as well as a Post Graduate degree in business performance management. For 11 years, Bertrand served as a board member for Taquin SA, a display and metalwork company in the retail and construction industry.