Marissa Kargas is part of the Corporate Affairs team at Walmart. She leads a team managing all content and strategy across Executive, Corporate, Walmart World and Workplace social channels. Marissa partners with multiple areas of the business including Marketing, International Communications, Recruitment and People Experience to share a holistic perspective of what’s happening across the business in a way that’s relatable for associates and helps build brand reputation. Before joining the Walmart team, Marissa worked in Internal Communications at Sam’s Club and in television news as a Reporter, Anchor, and Executive Producer.
9:50 am–10:30 am — Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Walmart constantly strives to be transparent with associates, customers, and stakeholders. Social media is how many consume information, and people can sense authenticity a mile away. Whether the goal is to share news, support a business objective, or celebrate an associate, stories shared need to be representative of our company culture and guiding principles. The most genuine way we can elevate those stories is by using the voices of our more than two million associates.
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