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Allyson Park

Chief Communications Officer, Walmart Inc.


As the chief communications officer for Walmart Inc., Allyson is responsible for leading and developing a world-class team that advances the company’s reputation and meaningfully contributes to Walmart’s business strategy. Her portfolio includes media relations, external, employee, executive, financial and legal communications, social media content and events.

Previously, Allyson was the chief corporate affairs officer for Yum! Brands, Inc., with global responsibility for reputation, stakeholder engagement, environmental and social governance, government relations, sustainability, communications, social media, philanthropy, social impact, creative services, meetings and events. She also served as chairman and CEO of the Yum! Brands Foundation.

Before joining Yum! Brands, Allyson held executive leadership roles at Mars (Mars Wrigley, Wrigley, Mars Chocolate and Mars Petcare) and The Coca-Cola Company. She began her career in consulting in New York and Atlanta.

Allyson is an adjunct faculty professor at the University of Florida, a board director with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and a graduate of Leadership Greater Chicago.

She holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Florida and was named to its “Alumni of Distinction” list in 2014. She and her husband, Sean, have two children.