Mr Emmanuel rose from the ranks of Wal-Mart to key leadership positions that contributed to the success of the company in the areas of Domestic and International Operations, Merchandising, Global Procurement, Product Development and Logistics. He demonstrated commitment to three guiding principles: Respect for the individual, striving for excellence, and exceeding the customer’s expectations. Among his core competencies are: strategic leadership, talent development, team building, sustainability, change management, P&L analysis, direct imports, vendor relations and associate development.
Mr. Emmanuel has extensive international experience leading Walmart’s entry into multiple Latin American markets, heading up their global procurement initiatives in Asia and guiding Metro Guisano through a leadership transformation as the President and COO.
He is the recipient of numerous awards for meritorious work including: The Walmart Hero Award, the Jewelry Industry Achievement Award and the Walmart International Award.
Mr. Emmanuel continues to advise Fortune 100 retailers and international suppliers.