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The Faces Behind the Empire

Meet Doug McMillon

Doug-McMillon2Taking the helm of Walmart in February 2013, Doug McMillion is the company’s fifth CEO. Viewed as a company insider, McMillon famously began working for Walmart as a teenager in 1984. McMillon is said to be close to the Walton family and reportedly was their choice for CEO. Most recently, he was the head of Walmart International. Industry observers note that as he steps into the role of CEO, he faces a number of challenges. Read more about Doug McMillon here.

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