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As CEO, Doug leads a strong management team tasked with bringing together Walmart's stores, logistics network and digital commerce capabilities in ways that help people "save people money so they can live better" while empowering them to shop whenever and however they want. Each week nearly 260 million customers and members visit Walmart's 11,528 stores across 28 countries and e-commerce website 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 Tulsa, OK Walmart store before moving to merchandising as a buyer trainee.
Doug serves on the board of directors to Wall-Mart Stores, Inc., as well as the Consumer Goods Forum, the U.S.-China Business Council and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
Originally from Jonesboro, AR, Doug graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor of science in business administration and earned MBA in finance from the University of Tulsa.
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