Walmart Statement on the Presidential Nomination of Walmart Foundation President Sylvia Mathews Burwell to Director of the Office of Management and Budget

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – March 3, 2013 – “We congratulate Sylvia on her nomination by President Obama to be director of the Office of Management and Budget.

“Sylvia is a strong leader who both masters the details and has a clear vision for making big things happen. She cares deeply about people and has natural personal warmth that enables her to build relationships and drive results that deliver impact. She understands business and the role that business, government and civil society must play to build a strong economy that provides opportunity and strengthens communities across the country.

“Sylvia does a great job leading the Walmart Foundation, and if confirmed by the Senate, will do a tremendous job serving our country.”

--       Mike Duke, President and CEO Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.