AEmmanuelArthur Emmanuel is a Senior Adviser to the Board of MRSGI. He was appointed as President and COO of MRSGI from 2014 to 2018. He also served as Consultant for Merchandising and Store Operations at Vicsal Development Corporation.

Emmanuel brings decades of retail experience honed at WalMart, where he held global key positions including Senior Vice President for Sourcing and Retail Import Development Organization, China; Senior Vice President for Shoes and Jewelry; Regional Vice President for Operations; Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, South America; Vice President for International Operations, Mexico and Puerto Rico; Vice President for International Merchandise; Vice President and Divisional Merchandise Manager for Ladies Apparel; and Regional Vice President for Operations.

He was also an Instructor at the WalMart University and a frequent keynote speaker on behalf of WalMart Stores, Inc. His contributions have earned him accolades, including the WalMart Hero, Al Johnson Buck at a Time, Jewelry Industry Achievement, and the WalMart International Awards, recognizing WalMart’s growth in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.

He earned his Transition to Management MBA from Columbia University in 2006.