Preyash Thakrar is Walmart Canada’s Senior Vice-President of Strategy and Real Estate and is responsible for Canada’s corporate long-term strategy. He is also responsible for Real Estate, Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Prior to joining the Walmart Canada team, Preyash was Vice-President of International Strategy for Walmart International, where he led the creation of our portfolio strategy and coordination of the International Strategic planning process. Preyash has worked in a variety of roles at Walmart, including Senior Director of Strategy, Walmart Asia, and Head of Strategic Planning at ASDA.

Before joining Walmart in 2009, Preyash was Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) at Dresdner Kleinwort where he acted as an advisor to Walmart on various M&A transactions including Walmart’s acquisition of Seiyu.

Preyash holds a Masters of Science in International Banking from Loughborough University in England, and is a graduate of The University of Manchester.