Michael T. Duke is the President and CEO of Walmart Stores, Inc. Duke has been the President of Walmart since 2009, but his career with the company extends to more than just that. He joined the company in 1995, and has been holding various positions since, including Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President. He has held positions formerly with a plethora of retailers, including May Department Stores and Venture Stores. He also serves on the board of directors for The Consumer Goods Forum and Retail Industry Leaders Association. He also serves on the board of directors for the University of Arkansas.