Is Mike Duke Planning to Check Out at Wal-Mart?

Michael T. Duke, chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Photograph by Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg

Mike Duke has been the president and chief executive of Wal-Mart Stores since 2009. Maybe four years is enough. Bloomberg News reported on May 7 that the world’s largest retailer has identified two possible successors to Duke: Doug McMillon, who’s 46 and runs the international operations, and Bill Simon, who’s 53 and is in charge of the U.S. stores.

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