Bill Simon and Blaine McCormick

Bill Simon and Blaine McCormick

Bill Simon is the former President and CEO of Walmart, US. He is currently a Senior Advisor with KKR and Executive in Residence at Baylor University. Blaine McCormick is Chair of the Department of Management at the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.

CEO Activism and the Cloak of Social Responsibility

In August 2005, when Hurricane Katrina ravaged Florida and the Gulf Coast, leaving unprecedented destruction and human misery in its wake, Walmart was one of the first companies on the scene. Springing into action, the company used its emergency management team and renowned logistics capabilities to bring relief efforts to ravaged parts of New Orleans […]Read More