President and CEO, Walmart International
Doug McMillon is the president and chief executive officer of Walmart International, a fast-growing segment of Walmart's overall operations, with more than 6,100 stores and more than 823,000 associates in 26 countries outside the United States.
From 2006 to February 2009, Doug served as president and chief executive officer of Sam’s Club, an operating segment of Walmart, with sales of more than $46 billion during his tenure.
In 1984, Doug began his career with the company as a summer associate in a Walmart Distribution Center. In 1990, while pursuing his MBA, he rejoined the company in a Tulsa, Okla., Walmart store. Much of Doug’s 22-year career has been in merchandising in the Walmart U.S. division, with experience in food, apparel and general merchandise. He has also held various merchandising positions at Sam’s Club and Walmart International in addition to holding leadership roles in all three operating segments of the company.
Doug serves on the board of directors of the U.S. China Business Council, the executive committee and board of directors for Enactus (formerly known as SIFE), the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas and the board for Crystal Bridges, an American art museum. Doug also serves on the board of directors for Walmart Mexico, and he has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Originally from Jonesboro, Ark., Doug graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, with a bachelor of science in business administration. He received his MBA in finance at the University of Tulsa.
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