WR board chair awarded promotion at Target

Sep 28, 2023
Written by WR Communications


Kent Wilson, Chairman of the WR Board, has been appointed to a pivotal position at Target as Senior Director of State and Local Government Affairs.

In his new role, Kent will spearhead the state and local government affairs team. This new position entails overseeing operations and strategies in all 50 states, ensuring that Target’s interests are effectively represented and advanced at both state and local government levels.

Kent’s relationship with Target has deep roots; he returned to the company in 2019 following a two-year tenure at Nestle. With a rich history of over 15 years in government affairs, Kent’s expertise extends across both the retail landscape and the food and beverage production industries. This multifaceted background provides him with a distinct viewpoint, positioning him as an essential figure in his current role at Target. Additionally, his vast experience has been instrumental in guiding the WR board.


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