Joined the Board: 2008
Committees: Strategic Planning & Finance
Mike was president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., from 2009 to 2014. 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.