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.