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Doug McMillon

Doug McMillon

President and CEO
As CEO, Doug leads a strong management team that is helping people around the world save money and live better. Under his leadership, Walmart is bringing together its stores, logistics network and digital commerce capabilities in new ways to make every day easier for customers. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our more than 11,600 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries.

Doug previously served as president and chief executive officer of the company’s International and Sam’s Club business units, and he is a longtime champion of Walmart’s customers, associates and culture. In 1984, he started out as an hourly summer associate in a Walmart distribution center. In 1990, while pursuing his MBA, he rejoined the company as an assistant manager in a Tulsa, Okla., Walmart store before moving to merchandising.

Doug serves on the board of directors for Walmart, as well as the Consumer Goods Forum, the U.S.-China Business Council and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Originally from Jonesboro, Ark., Doug graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor of science in business administration and earned his MBA in finance from the University of Tulsa.

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Sunday Jan 14
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Hall E, Level 1

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