Michael T. Duke

Retired President & CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Chairman, Executive Committee of the Board of Directors

Joined the Board: 2008
Committees: Executive, Global Compensation, Strategic Planning & Finance, Technology & eCommerce

Mike was president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. from 2009 to 2014. He continues to serve as chairman of the executive committee of the board. Since joining Walmart in 1995, Mike has led the logistics, distribution and administration divisions as well as Walmart U.S. From 2005 to 2009, he served as vice chairman of the company, with responsibility for Walmart International. Prior to joining Walmart, Mike had 23 years of experience in retailing with Federated Department Stores and May Department Stores.

Mike has served on the board of directors of The Consumer Goods Forum, the executive committee of Business Roundtable and is on the executive board of Conservation International’s Center for Environment Leadership in Business. He also serves on the board of advisors for the University of Arkansas and the advisory board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, China. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

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Opportunity: The Real Walmart -- 2013 Walmart Shareholders Meeting

June 7, 2013 -- When I look out on the associates in this arena, I know I’m looking at a strong Walmart.  I’m so proud of the work that you do, and it’s reflected in the success of our company. 

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New Commitments to Drive Sustainability Deeper into Walmart's Global Supply Chain

April 15, 2013 --  When I took my current job as CEO, I promised that we would broaden and accelerate sustainability. We’ve done that. And what I love about today is that we’re going to keep doing it.

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