Mr Mediratta has over 26 years of general management, marketing and sales experience in consumer packaged goods, retail and appliances with top companies like Walmart (9 years), Procter & Gamble (10+ years), Whirlpool, Yum! Restaurants International and Marico.
Before taking the helm at METRO, Mr Mediratta was a part of the Walmart US business based in Bentonville, in various senior leadership roles in both Operations and Merchandising. He served earlier as Walmart India’s Chief Operating Officer, overseeing all functions – Buying, Merchandising, Operations, Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Membership, Finance, Logistics, Supply Chain, eCommerce and Store Planning. He was also responsible for successfully setting up Walmart’s Cash and Carry business (“Best Price” Modern Wholesale) in India from the ground-up, heading it until Jun 2014.
Mr Mediratta was rated amongst “25 Hottest Young Executives in India” by “Business Today” in 2006, “50 most Powerful People in Media, Advertising and Marketing in India” by “PITCH” in 2004, and “Top 8 Marketers in India” by “The Economic Times” in 2003.
He graduated with a B. Tech degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata (Roll of Honor).