People: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

S. Robson Walton

69 1992 Chairman of the Board

C. Douglas McMillon

47 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gregory Penner

44 2014 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Charles Holley

57 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Rollin Ford

52 2012 Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President

Karen Roberts

42 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Jeffrey Gearhart

49 2013 Executive Vice President - Global Governance, Corporate Secretary

Neil Ashe

46 2012 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Global eCommerce

Daniel Bartlett

42 2013 Executive Vice President - Corporate and Government Affairs

Rosalind Brewer

51 2012 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Sam’s Club Division

Shelley Broader

49 2014 Executive Vice President; President, Chief Executive Officer of Walmart EMEA

M. Susan Chambers

57 2006 Executive Vice President - Global People

David Cheesewright

52 2014 Executive Vice President; President and Chief Executive Officer - International Division

Gregory Foran

53 2014 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Walmart U.S. division

Steven Whaley

54 2007 Senior Vice President, Controller

James Cash

2013 Lead Independent Director

Michael Duke

64 2014 Director

Jim Walton

65 2005 Director

Aida Alvarez

64 2006 Independent Director

Roger Corbett

71 2006 Independent Director

Pamela Craig

57 2013 Independent Director

Douglas Daft

71 2005 Independent Director

Timothy Flynn

57 2012 Independent Director

Marissa Mayer

39 2012 Independent Director

Steven Reinemund

66 2010 Independent Director

Linda Wolf

66 2005 Independent Director

Carol Schumacher

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

S. Robson Walton

Mr. S. Robson Walton serves as Chairman of the Board of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Mr. Walton is the Chairman of Walmart and has been a member of the Board since 1978. He joined the company in 1969 and, prior to becoming Chairman in 1992, held a variety of positions with the company, including Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary, General Counsel and Vice Chairman. Before joining Walmart, Mr. Walton was in private law practice as a partner with the law firm of Conner & Winters in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In addition to his duties at Walmart, Mr. Walton is involved with a number of non-profit and educational organizations, including Conservation International, where he serves as Chairman of that organization’s executive committee, and the College of Wooster, where he is an Emeritus Life Trustee for the college.

C. Douglas McMillon

Mr. C. Douglas McMillon has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, effective February 1, 2014. Mr. McMillon was also elected to the Board on November 22, 2013. Since January 2009, Mr. McMillon has served as the Company’s executive vice president and president and chief executive officer for Walmart International and he will continue in that role through January 31, 2014. Prior to becoming the Company’s executive vice president and president and chief executive officer for Walmart International, Mr. McMillon served as the executive vice president and president and chief executive officer of Sam’s Club beginning in August 2005. Before leading Sam’s Club, Mr. McMillon served as executive vice president of Sam’s Club merchandising and replenishment from August 2002 to August 2005, and as senior vice president and general merchandise manager of Walmart U.S. from October 1999 to August 2002. Mr. McMillon joined the Company in 1990 while attending college.

Gregory Penner

Mr. Gregory Boyd Penner is Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Mr. Penner has served on Walmart’s Board since 2008. He is chair of the Technology and eCommerce Committee and also serves on the Global Compensation and Strategic Planning and Finance Committees. Penner brings deep technology and international business experience to Walmart’s Board. He has been a general partner of investment management firm Madrone Capital Partners since 2005. From 2002 to 2005, he served as Walmart’s Senior Vice President and CFO - Japan. Prior to that role, he was Senior Vice President of Finance and Strategy for Walmart.com. Before joining Walmart, Penner was a general partner at Peninsula Capital, an early stage venture capital fund, and a financial analyst for Goldman Sachs & Co. Penner is the son-in-law of Rob Walton.

Charles Holley

Mr. Charles M. Holley, Jr., is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. From January 2007 to November 2010, he served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Treasurer. From December 2005 to January 2007, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance.

Rollin Ford

Mr. Rollin L. Ford is Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. From May 2006 to January 2012, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer. From February 2003 to April 2006, he served as Executive Vice President, Logistics and Supply Chain.

Karen Roberts

Ms. Karen Roberts has been appointed as Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., effective February 01, 2013. Roberts is currently executive vice president and president -- Walmart Realty for Walmart U.S., where she is responsible for Walmart's real estate operations and a portfolio of close to 1 billion square feet. Prior to that, she was senior vice president and chief compliance officer for Walmart U.S., where she oversaw the establishment of food safety and product safety programs and directed a recycling program that kept more than 80 percent of all waste generated by U.S. operations out of landfills in 2011. Roberts joined Walmart in 1995 and has held various leadership positions that included vice president and general counsel for U.S. real estate and construction.

Jeffrey Gearhart

Mr. Jeffrey J. Gearhart is Executive Vice President - Global Governance, Corporate Secretary of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. From July 2010 to February 2013, he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. From February 2009 to July 2010, he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel. From December 2007 to February 2009, he served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. From September 2003 to December 2007, he served as Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Division.

Neil Ashe

Mr. Neil M. Ashe is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Global eCommerce of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., since January 2012. From April 2011 to July 2011, he served as Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation, a mass media company. From July 2008 to April 2011, he served as President of CBS Interactive, Inc., an Internet content publisher.

Daniel Bartlett

Mr. Daniel Bartlett has been appointed as the Executive Vice President - Corporate and Government Affairs of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., with effect from My 22, 2013. He played a key role during President Bush's presidential and gubernatorial campaigns and oversaw the White House Press Office during his presidency. He spent decades working for Republican groups before joining the U.S. arm of Hill + Knowlton Strategies, a public-relations and lobbying firm owned by WPP Group, as its chief executive. Mr. Dach, who had previously worked in the Clinton administration and at the Environmental Defense Fund and the National Audubon Society, was instrumental in Wal-Mart's s decade-long push to remake its corporate image, casting itself as friendlier to women, workers, and the environment. Mr. Dach had also guided the company, which had traditionally been more aligned with Republicans, to become a bipartisan force in Washington.

Rosalind Brewer

Ms. Rosalind G. Brewer is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Sam’s Club Division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. From February 2011 to January 2012, she served as Executive Vice President and President of the East business unit of Walmart U.S. From February 2010 to January 2011, she served as Executive Vice President and President of the South business unit of Walmart U.S. From March 2007 to January 2010, she served as Divisional Senior Vice President of Walmart U.S., responsible for operations in the Southeast.

Shelley Broader

Ms. Shelley G. Broader is Executive Vice President; President, Chief Executive Officer of Walmart EMEA of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. She joined Walmart Canada as chief merchandising officer in December 2010 and was promoted to president and CEO of Walmart Canada in September 2011. She joined Walmart with more than 20 years of leadership experience across the North American retail industry which included key leadership roles with retailers Michael's and Hannaford Bros.

M. Susan Chambers

Ms. M. Susan Chambers serves as Executive Vice President - Global People of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. From December 2003 to April 2006, she served as Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Insurance and Benefits Administration.

David Cheesewright

Mr. David Cheesewright is Executive Vice President; President and Chief Executive Officer - International Division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. From September 2011 to January 2014, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Walmart International's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Canada region. From February 2008 to September 2011, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart Canada.He holds a first-class honors joint degree in sports science and mathematics from Loughborough University, England. He is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer of the International division of the Company.

Gregory Foran

Mr. Gregory Foran is appointed as Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Walmart U.S. division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., effective August 9, 2014. Since May 2014, Mr. Foran has served as Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer of a regional management team responsible for the Company’s retail operations in Asia. From March 2012 to May 2014, Mr. Foran served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart China. Upon joining the Company in October 2011 to March 2012, Mr. Foran served as Senior Vice President responsible for various international projects. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Foran served in a variety of senior roles with Woolworths Limited, the largest retailer in Australia and New Zealand, most recently as Director of Supermarkets, Liquor and Petrol from 2009 until July 2011. Mr. Foran has more than thirty years of experience in the retail industry.

Steven Whaley

Mr. Steven P. Whaley is Senior Vice President, Controller of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. From December 2005 to January 2007, he served as Vice President and Controller. From September 2005 to December 2005, he served as Vice President and Assistant Controller.

James Cash

Dr. James I. Cash, Jr., Ph.D ., is Lead Independent Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Dr. Cash is the James E. Robison Emeritus Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, where he served from July 1976 to October 2003. Dr. Cash served as the Senior Associate Dean and Chairman of HBS Publishing while on the faculty of the Harvard Business School, and also served as Chairman of the MBA Program. While on the faculty of Harvard Business School, Dr. Cash’s research focused on the strategic use of information technology in the service sector, and specifically the development of a performance measurement system for information technology organizations. Dr. Cash holds an advanced degree in accounting and has been published in accounting and information technology journals. He currently provides management development and consulting services through The Cash Catalyst, LLC, which Dr. Cash formed in 2009. He has served as a director of The Chubb Corporation since 1996 and of General Electric Company since 1997. Dr. Cash has served as a director of a number of other public companies, including Phase Forward Incorporated from October 2003 to May 2009, and Microsoft Corporation from May 2001 to November 2009, and has served on the audit committees of several public companies. Dr. Cash has been a member of the Board since 2006. Dr. Cash’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his knowledge of management and information technology gained through his years of research, publishing and teaching on the subject, as well as through his service on the boards of directors of technology companies and his consulting activities.

Michael Duke

Mr. Michael T. Duke has been appointed as Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., effective February 1, 2014. Mr. Duke is the President and CEO of Walmart and has served in that position since February 1, 2009. Prior to this appointment, he held other positions with Walmart since joining company in July 1995, including Vice Chairman with responsibility for Walmart International beginning in September 2005 and Executive Vice President and President and CEO of Walmart US beginning in April 2003. Mr. Duke serves on the board of directors of The Consumer Goods Forum, the executive committee of the Business Roundtable, and the executive board of Conservation International’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business. He also serves on the board of advisors for the University of Arkansas and the advisory board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, China. Mr. Duke has been a member of the Board since November 2008.

Jim Walton

Mr. Jim C. Walton is Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Mr. Walton is the Chairman and CEO of Arvest Bank Group, Inc., a group of banks operating in the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Mr. Walton also serves as Chairman of Community Publishers, Inc., which operates newspapers in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Mr. Walton has been a member of the Board since 2005. Mr. Walton’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his banking and investment experience. Mr. Walton also brings to the Board his executive leadership, strategic planning and management experience gained through his leadership positions at the various companies described above, as well as his knowledge of company and its operations gained through his service on the Board and the SPFC.

Aida Alvarez

Ms. Aida M. Alvarez is an Independent Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. From 1997 to 2001, Ms. Alvarez was a member of President Clinton’s Cabinet as the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (the “SBA”). She was the founding Director of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (the “OFHEO”) from 1993 to 1997. Ms. Alvarez was a vice president in public finance at First Boston Corporation and Bear Stearns & Co., Inc. prior to 1993. She is the Chair of the Latino Community Foundation and has served as a director of UnionBanCal Corporation and Union Bank, N.A. since 2004, of Progress Financial Corporation since 2011, and of Zoosk, Inc. since February 2014. Ms. Alvarez brings to the Board her expertise in government and executive experience that she gained through her years in President Clinton’s Cabinet and from her executive role at government agencies. As founding Director of the OFHEO, Ms. Alvarez was responsible for leading the agency with financial oversight responsibility for the secondary mortgage market and ensuring the capital adequacy and financial safety and soundness of two government-sponsored enterprises – the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation.

Roger Corbett

Mr. Roger Campbell Corbett is an Independent Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Mr. Corbett is the retired CEO and Group Managing Director of Woolworths Limited (“Woolworths”), where he served from 1990 to 2006. He is a director of The Reserve Bank of Australia and Chairman of PrimeAg Australia. He is the Chairman of Fairfax Media Limited, where he also serves as Chairman of that company’s Nominations Committee and formerly served as Chairman of that company’s Audit and Risk Committee. He also is a director and non-executive Chairman of Mayne Pharma Group Limited, an Australian specialist pharmaceutical company, and a former member of the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership. He is a former founding director of Outback Stores, a commercial venture supported by the government to provide retail facilities for communities in remote Australia. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Australian Graduate School of Management for the University of New South Wales, and is also the former Chairman of CIES Food Business Forum (France). Mr. Corbett is also Chairman of the Salvation Army Advisory Board, is Chairman of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (Randwick & Westmead) Advisory Board, and is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Group of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney. Mr. Corbett has been a member of the Board since 2006. Mr. Corbett’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his knowledge of the retail industry and his understanding of financial, operational, and strategic issues facing retail companies gained through his experience as a CEO of a retail company and his more than 40 years of leadership experience in the retail industry.

Pamela Craig

Ms. Pamela J. Craig is an Independent Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Ms. Craig is the recently retired CFO of Accenture plc (“Accenture”), a multinational management consulting, technology and outsourcing company, having served in that position from October 2006 to June 2013. On July 1, 2013, Ms. Craig stepped down as CFO and retired from Accenture on August 31, 2013. She served in a variety of consulting, operational, and finance leadership roles at Accenture in her 34 years with the firm and its predecessor companies. Her three prior roles with Accenture from the time it became a public company were as senior vice president, finance, from March 2004 to October 2006, group director, business operations and services, from March 2003 to March 2004, and managing partner, global business operations, from June 2001 to March 2003. Ms. Craig holds a master of business administration degree from New York University and a bachelor's degree with honors in economics from Smith College. Ms. Craig serves as a member of the board of directors of Akamai Technologies, Inc., where she is currently the chair of the audit committee, and VMWare, Inc. She also serves on the board of directors and/or advisors of several private and charitable organizations. Ms. Craig’s qualifications to serve on the Board include her service as the CFO of a major, publicly-held management consulting, technology, and outsourcing firm and her extensive experience in the finance function, including financial reporting, accounting, and risk management, gained from her years at Accenture and its predecessor companies.

Douglas Daft

Mr. Douglas Neville Daft is an Independent Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Mr. Daft is the retired Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage manufacturer, where he served in that capacity from February 2000 until May 2004 and in various other capacities, including responsibility for various international markets, since 1969. Mr. Daft has served as a director of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. since 2003 and served as a director of Sistema-Hals from September 2006 until December 2009. He has also served as a director of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. since December 2009, where he is a member of that company’s compensation committee. Among additional endeavors, Mr. Daft is a member of the European Advisory Council for N.M. Rothschild & Sons Limited and a member of the advisory boards of Longreach, Inc., Tisbury Capital, and Thomas H. Lee Partners. Mr. Daft has been a member of the Board since 2005. Mr. Daft’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his international business leadership experience gained through his service as Chairman and CEO of a global public company. Through his service at The Coca-Cola Company, Mr. Daft brings to the Board in brand management, marketing, finance, strategic planning, and overseeing the operations of a global corporation.

Timothy Flynn

Mr. Timothy P. Flynn is an Independent Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Flynn has experience in risk management, financial services, financial reporting and accounting from his 32 years at KPMG International and its predecessors, serving as the company's international chairman from 2007 until his retirement in October 2011. In this role, he directed a global executive team responsible for the firm's management and operations, and managed a global board of senior partners responsible for the strategy, oversight and governance of the global network. He also served as chairman from 2005 to 2010 and chief executive officer from 2005 to 2008 of KPMG LLP, the U.S. and member firm of KPMG International. Flynn holds a bachelors degree in accounting from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn., and is a member of its board of trustees. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of JPMorgan Chase & Co. He has previously served as a trustee of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, a member of the World Economic Forum's International Business Council, and was a founding member of The Prince of Wales' International Integrated Reporting Committee.

Marissa Mayer

Ms. Marissa Ann Mayer is an Independent Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Ms. Mayer is President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Yahoo! Inc. (“Yahoo!”), a digital media company, positions she has held since July 2012. Prior to assuming her role at Yahoo!, Ms. Mayer was the Vice President of Local and Maps for Google Inc. (“Google”) beginning in 2010, where she led the product management and engineering efforts of Google’s local, mobile, and location-based products, including Google Maps, Google Maps for Mobile, Local Search, Google Earth, and Street View. Ms. Mayer served in a variety of other capacities after joining Google as its first female engineer in 1999, and was responsible for launching hundreds of products and features during that time. Concurrently with her work at Google, Ms. Mayer taught introductory computer programming classes at Stanford University. Ms. Mayer holds a bachelor’s degree in symbolic systems and a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University. Ms. Mayer serves on the board of directors of AliphCom (which does business as Jawbone) and on the boards of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the San Francisco Ballet. She graduated with honors from Stanford University with a B.S. in Symbolic Systems and a M.S. in Computer Science. For both degrees, she specialized in artificial intelligence. While at Stanford, she taught computer programming to more than 3000 students and received the Centennial Teaching and Forsythe Awards for her contributions to undergraduate education. In 2008, the Illinois Institute of Technology awarded her an honorary doctorate of engineering.

Steven Reinemund

Mr. Steven S. Reinemund is an Independent Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Mr. Reinemund is the Dean of Business and Professor of Leadership and Strategy at Wake Forest University, positions he has held since July 2008. Prior to joining the faculty of Wake Forest University, Mr. Reinemund had a distinguished 23-year career with PepsiCo, Inc. (“PepsiCo”), where he served as that company’s Chairman of the Board from October 2006 to May 2007, and Chairman and CEO from May 2001 to October 2006. Prior to becoming Chairman and CEO, Mr. Reinemund was PepsiCo’s President and Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to 2001 and Chairman and CEO of Frito-Lay’s worldwide operations from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Reinemund has served as a director of Exxon Mobil Corporation, American Express Company, and Marriott International, Inc., all since 2007. He previously served as a director of Johnson & Johnson from 2003 to 2008. Mr. Reinemund is also a member of the board of trustees for The Cooper Institute. Mr. Reinemund has been a member of the Board since 2010. Mr. Reinemund’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his international business leadership experience gained through his service as Chairman and CEO of a global public company. In addition, through his service as dean of a prominent business school and on the boards of several companies in a variety of industries, including his service on the Board and the CNGC, Mr. Reinemund is able to provide considerable corporate governance, finance, operational and strategic experience to the Board.

Linda Wolf

Ms. Linda S. Wolf is an Independent Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Ms. Wolf is the retired Chairman and CEO of Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc. (“Leo Burnett”), a global advertising agency and division of Publicis Groupe S.A. Ms. Wolf served in various positions with Leo Burnett and its predecessors from 1978 to April 2005, including as Chairman and CEO from January 2001 until April 2005. She serves as a trustee for investment funds advised by the Janus Capital Group Inc. and has served on the board of InnerWorkings, Inc., a provider of managed print and promotional procurement solutions, since November 2006, and Wrapports, LLC since 2012. Among other endeavors, Ms. Wolf serves on the boards of the Field Museum, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The Board benefits from Ms. Wolf’s executive leadership and management experience gained as a CEO of a global company. Ms. Wolf, through her service on a variety of public company and non-profit boards, including her service on the Board and the CNGC, also provides considerable governance, operational, investment, and strategic planning acumen to the Board.

Carol Schumacher

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