GIOF Annual Meeting • May 19–26, 2022
The Largest Annual Meeting of
 the Global DEI Community
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Roberto LopezRoberto Lopez

Head of Culture and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (Mexico and Central America) at Walmart


Talent Development and Diversity & Inclusion passionate, with more than 12 years of experience in different Human Resources areas such as: Talent Management, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Culture and Diversity and inclusion in different companies and industries including Whirlpool, Honeywell and Walmart.

He joined Walmart in 2017 as Talent Management Sr Manager to lead the performance, potential and succession planning process for the company. In 2020 he was promoted to lead the Culture and Diversity & Inclusion team for the 6 countries of the region, where he is leading the strategy focused in 4 different pillars: Gender Equity, Talent with Disabilities, LGBT+ and Non-Discrimination.

In June 2021, he was listed on the 41+1 LGBT+ Leaders ranking in Mexico, along with other top executives driving the Inclusion Strategy in their companies.

Roberto “Bob” holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration by the Tec de Monterrey Campus Monterrey with a Human Capital Certification. He is in process to complete a master’s in HR management by the University of Salford, UK.

Living with his partner – they both are fathers of Carlota, a little baby Yorkshire who lights up their days!

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May, 19 4:00 PM CET
Stage 2

Building and Developing Inclusive Ecosystems

Many people with disabilities are never enrolled into the school, there are many different factors for having their families making this decision. For this reason, it is hard for them to find a formal job where they can boost their potential and build an independent life. Walmart México and Central America is leading the inclusion of People with Disabilities creating inclusive ecosystems across region. By the end of 2021, more than 6,000 people with disabilities were included on the workforce of the company.
Roberto Lopez Head of Culture and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (Mexico and Central America) at Walmart
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