Chief Communications Officer, Walmart
Besanceney previously served as SVP of Walt Disney World public affairs and worldwide government and industry relations. He oversaw media relations, internal communications, and community relations for Walt Disney World Resort and managed government and industry relations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts around the world. Prior, he was VP of public affairs for business development at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Besanceney previously worked in the public sector, serving as deputy chief of staff to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and assistant secretary for public affairs in the Department of Homeland Security. He was deputy communications director in the White House in President George W. Bush’s administration while Bartlett was communications director. Besanceney also served as communications director for former Rep. Rob Portman (R-OH).