Doug McMillon

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Benjamin Wachenje

Title: President and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores

Born: October 17,1966, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Education: BS in accounting, University of Arkansas; MBA, University of Tulsa

Early Marker: President and CEO, Sam's Club

Big Idea: Positioning world's largest retailer to adapt to expanding consumer markets in emerging economist and to the global growth of commerce.

Wave of the Future: E-commerce, emerging-markets consumers, U.S.-China commercial competition


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