hs2_maggie-sansMaggie Sans is Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer for Wal-Mart in China. Since 2004, Ms. Sans has served in many key roles at Wal-Mart, including Vice President of International Corporate Affairs and Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations. She has guided the company’s strategy in corporate communications, government relations, and reputation management efforts. She played a leading role in establishing Wal-Mart’s community grassroots and stakeholder outreach, and helped manage charitable giving at the community level.

Ms. Sans joined Wal-Mart in 2004 after 15 years in government service and professional political employment, including advisory roles in the Michigan House of Representatives, and management of political campaigns at the federal, state and local level. She serves on the board of the National 4-H Council and the Council of the Americas. Ms. Sans holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Michigan State University and a Master of Arts in International Relations from Boston University. Ms. Sans is a Michigan native and lives in Beijing.