Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Walmart is proud to sponsor the 2020 Women on Boards campaign and its efforts to increase the number of women leaders who sit on corporate boards. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is committed to having a diverse Board of Directors and has been awarded a “W” rating by Women on Boards.

Walmart provides advancement opportunities for its female associates, including training and mentoring programs to help prepare women for additional opportunities. Over the years, the company has made tremendous strides inadvancing the careers of women throughout the organization around the world.  The company’s goal, through mentorship and training, is to continue to build a robust pipeline of future female leaders. In 2009, Walmart’s President and CEO Mike Duke formed the President’s Global Council of Women Leaders. The Council, comprised of senior women leaders within Walmart’s U.S. and International business, focuses on the identification, development, advancement and retention of women to senior leadership roles within the company.

As a result of its efforts, Walmart is often recognized as a good place for women to work.

  • In February 2011, Latina Style selected Walmart as one of the best companies for Latin women and honored Walmart U.S. executive Gisel Ruiz as its Latina executive of the year.
  • In 2011 and 2010, Walmart was chosen as one of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Working Mother Media.
  • In 2011 and 2010, the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) selected Walmart as one of the Top Companies for Executive Women.
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Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at over 9,000 retail units under 69 different banners in 28 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs more than two million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Walmart is committed to initiatives that support diversity and inclusion.

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at over 9,000 retail units under 69 different banners in 28 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs more than two million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Walmart is committed to initiatives that support diversity and inclusion.

Board of directors from left to right: H.Lee Scott, Jr, Arne M. Sorenson, Jim C. Walton, Michael T. Duke, Gregory B. Penner, Steven S. Reinemund, James I. Cash, Jr, M. Michele Burns, Douglas N. Daft, James W. Breyer, Roger C. Corbett, Linda S. Wolf, Aida M. Alvarez, Christopher J. Williams, S. Robson Walton.