Former Walmart India head Raj Jain has been roped in as an advisor by the Bharti Group, which, on Wednesday, parted ways with the US retail giant to operate stores independently in India, Economic Times reported.
"The appointment will be effective soon, but I cannot share the details of my role right now," Jain told PTI. A Bharti Group spokesperson confirmed the development. In June, Walmart announced a top-level change in its Indian operations, with Ramnik Narsey replacing Jain. Walmart, however, hadn’t specified reasons that lead to Jain’s departure from the company. Jain had joined Walmart in 2006 and was named head of Walmart India in 2007.
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