Mike Duke

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Birthday
7, 1949
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

Before becoming C.E.O. of Walmart in 2009, this American business executive held high-ranking positions with such companies as Venture Stores and Federated Department Stores (Macy's). He also sat on the boards of the Consumer Goods Forum and the Retail Industry Leaders Association.

Before Fame

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, he studied industrial engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Trivia

With a salary of over eighteen million dollars a year, he appeared with a number ten ranking on Forbes' 2013 list of powerful people.

Family Life

He settled in Arkansas with his wife Susan and the couple's three children.

Associated With

Sam Walton founded Walmart in 1962; Duke served as the company's fourth CEO.