Amy von Walter

Toys“R”Us: Executive Vice President, Global Communications and Customer Care

As Executive Vice President, Global Communications and Customer Care, Toys“R”Us, Inc., Amy von Walter is a member of the company’s Global Leadership Team, responsible for Corporate Communications and Customer Care departments. In this role, Ms. Von Walter leads corporate and Brand PR, crisis and issues management, as well as special events and team member communications and engagement. She also oversees the company’s philanthropic efforts, serving as President of the Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund. 

Prior to joining the company in 2015, Ms. von Walter served as Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, Best Buy, where she led the corporate communications, brand public relations and internal communications teams. Before that, she held a variety of leadership positions in public relations, public affairs, and corporate and internal communications for Medtronic, a regional healthcare player - HealthPartners, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Metropolitan Airports Commission, which owns and operates Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.. She has also worked for Target Corporation and CBS Radio.

Ms. von Walter received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and public relations from the University of Minnesota. She currently serves as a advisory board member of the  USC’s Annenberg Center for Public Relations.