Vice President of Corporate Affairs - Mars Food North America
Kristen Campos is vice president of corporate affairs for Mars Food North America, one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of rice products, and serves as a member of the business’s management team. She and her team are responsible for public relations, public affairs, strategic business communications, consumer care and crisis management. Above all else, they drive the company’s reputation by delivering on its purpose — Better Food Today. A Better World Tomorrow — through a portfolio of iconic brands like Ben’s Original™ (formerly Uncle Ben’s®) and Seeds of Change™. Kristen started at Mars eleven years ago and has held corporate affairs leadership roles across the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, now a wholly owned by Mars, Incorporated, and Mars Wrigley, the company’s confectionery segment famous for its M&M’s®, Snickers®, Skittles® and Extra® gum brands — among others. Prior to joining Mars, Kristen spent 15 years working in corporate communications across agency, consumer, business-to-business and manufacturing businesses, including United Airlines, Beam Suntory, Navistar and Edelman Public Relations.