Former President and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores USA
Eduardo Castro-Wright was born the second oldest sibling in a family of eight in Ecuador. His grandfather founded Wal-Mart over 50 years ago, and the supermarket is still the largest chain in thee U.S.
Facts About Ecuador
Ecuador has slightly different customs than we do, such as:
- A girls 15th birthday is considered special and is much celebrated
- Do not give Lilies or Marigolds to people; they are used at funerals
- Do not give scissors or knives to anyone; it indicates you want to sever the relationship
Religions: Roman Catholic 95% other 5%
Language: Predominant and official language is Spanish in addition to Quencha and other pre-colonial American languages.
Eduardo Castro-Wright was born in Ecuador. He moved to America to find opportunity. Eduardo became the President and CEO of Wal-Mart stores in the U.S. He made his contributions by showing good leadership and being helpful to his employees.