Wal-Mart CEO's journey began in Georgia

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution - December 26, 2009
The man who runs the world's largest retailer, a company so big it's a bellwether for the U.S. economy, looks to a rural area 30 miles south of Atlanta when he ponders the people and values that landed him in the office where American icon Sam Walton once sat. It's been about a year since Michael Duke was named the fourth CEO in the history of Wal-Mart Stores... Duke, 60, says he might not be CEO today had he ignored the sage advice dished out long ago by his Fayette County High School physics teacher, a man he still refers to "Mr. McDaniel." Go to Georgia Tech, the teacher told him. Major in industrial engineering. And


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  • Created By:Barbara Christopher
  • Created:12/25/2009
  • Modified By:Fletcher Moore
  • Modified:10/07/2016



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