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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Greg Penner

46 2015 Chairman of the Board

C. Douglas McMillon

49 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

M. Brett Biggs

47 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Rollin Ford

53 2012 Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeffrey Gearhart

51 2013 Executive Vice President - Global Governance, Corporate Secretary

Neil Ashe

48 2016 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Global eCommerce and Technology

Daniel Bartlett

44 2013 Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Rosalind Brewer

53 2012 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Sam’s Club Division

Jacqueline Canney

48 2015 Executive Vice President - Global People

David Cheesewright

54 2014 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - International Division

Gregory Foran

54 2014 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Walmart U.S. division

Steven Whaley

56 2007 Senior Vice President, Controller

James Cash

68 2013 Lead Independent Director

S. Robson Walton

71 2015 Director

Pamela Craig

59 2013 Independent Director

Timothy Flynn

59 2012 Independent Director

Thomas Horton

54 2014 Independent Director

Marissa Mayer

40 2012 Independent Director

Steven Reinemund

68 2010 Independent Director

Kevin Systrom

32 2014 Independent Director

Linda Wolf

67 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Greg Penner

Mr. Gregory Boyd Penner is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was 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.

C. Douglas McMillon

Mr. C. Douglas McMillon is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, effective February 1, 2014. From February 2009 to January 2014, he served as Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart International.

M. Brett Biggs

Mr. M. Brett Biggs has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., effective January 1, 2016. Prior to his current role, Biggs served as chief financial officer of Walmart U.S. from January 2012 until January 2014, and as senior vice president, Sam's Club Operations, from September 2010 until January 2012. Previously, he served in a variety of roles since joining the company in 2000, including senior vice president and chief financial officer of Sam's Club, senior vice president corporate finance and assistant treasurer, and senior vice president, international strategy and mergers and acquisitions. Before Walmart, Biggs worked at Leggett & Platt, Incorporated on its mergers and acquisitions team. Prior to that, he was an accountant at Phillips Petroleum Company, now ConocoPhillips, and an auditor at Pricewaterhouse LLP, now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Biggs is a certified public accountant.

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.

Jeffrey Gearhart

Mr. Jeffrey J. Gearhart is Executive Vice President - Global Governance, Corporate Secretary of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. From July 2010 to January 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.

Neil Ashe

Mr. Neil M. Ashe is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Global eCommerce and Technology of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. From January 2012 to January 2016, he served as Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer, Global eCommerce. 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 J. Bartlett is Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., with effect from My 22, 2013. From November 2007 to June 2013, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of U.S. Operations at Hill & Knowlton, Inc., a public relations company.

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.

Jacqueline Canney

Ms. Jacqueline P. Canney is Executive Vice President - Global People of the company, effective August 3, 2015. From September 2003 to July 2015, she served as the Managing Director of Global Human Resources at Accenture plc., a global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company, and prior to 2003, she served in a variety of human resource roles during her career with Accenture that began in 1989.

David Cheesewright

Mr. David Cheesewright is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - International Division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Since 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.

Gregory Foran

Mr. Gregory S. Foran is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Walmart U.S. division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Since August 9, 2014. From May 2014 to August 2014, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer for the Walmart Asia region. From March 2012 to May 2014, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart China. From October 2011 to March 2012, he served as Senior Vice President responsible for various international projects. From 2009 until July 2011, he served as Director of Supermarkets, Liquor and Petrol at Woolworths Limited, the largest retailer in Australia and New Zealand.

Steven Whaley

Mr. Steven P. Whaley is Senior Vice President, Controller of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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.

S. Robson Walton

Mr. S. Robson Walton is Director of the Company. He was 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.

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.

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..

Thomas Horton

Mr. Thomas W. Horton is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Horton has more than 30 years of business and finance experience. He joined American Airlines in 1985 from international accounting partnership firm Peat Marwick & Company, now KPMG, and continued with American until 2002, rising to the role of Senior Vice President, Finance and CFO. He left American in 2002 for AT&T, where he served as CFO and later was appointed Vice Chairman. In 2005, Horton led the evaluation of strategic alternatives that ultimately led to the combination with SBC Communications, which formed the new AT&T. In March 2006, Horton returned to American as Executive Vice President of Finance and Planning. He was named President in 2010 and Chairman and CEO in 2011, where he led American through a successful restructuring and turnaround which culminated in the merger with US Airways, creating the world's largest airline. He stepped down as President and CEO of American in December 2013 and remained non-executive Chairman of the board until June 2014. Horton holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University (SMU) and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, magna cum laude, from Baylor University. He serves on the Board of Directors of Qualcomm, Inc., a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies. He also serves on the Executive Board of the Cox School of Business at SMU.

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.

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 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.

Kevin Systrom

Mr. Kevin Systrom,is an Independent Director of the Company., effective Sept. 26 2014. He is best known as CEO and co-founder of Instagram, the photo-and-video sharing social networking service. Founded in 2010, Instagram was acquired by Facebook in August 2012. Systrom is currently CEO of Instagram, where he is responsible for its day-to-day operations and has overseen its growth to more than 200 million monthly active accounts. A native of Massachusetts, Systrom holds a B.S. in management science and engineering from Stanford University. Since 2011, Systrom has consistently been ranked in lists such as Fortune's 40-under-40 and TIME's 100 most influential people.

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.