Stephen R. Wilson is the retired executive vice president and chief financial officer of RJR Nabisco, Inc. He has served in general management, finance and planning capacities at major companies for nearly 30 years. He is currently an independent consultant at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a global insurance brokerage and risk management services firm.
Wilson was an independent consultant at Brock Capital Group LLC, an investment bank, from 2010 until 2014 and a partner at Camelot Equity Partners from 2007 until 2010. Previous executive roles include: CFO of Pepsi Cola USA, CFO of Frito-Lay International and president of Frito-Lay Brazil, president of Cadbury Beverages North America, and chief administrative officer of Footstar, Inc.
Wilson served on the board of directors of Newport News Shipbuilding, Inc. from 1996 until the company was acquired by Northrop Grumman Corp. in 2002; he served as chairman of its audit committee and as a member of the compensation and executive committees. He also served on the board of directors of Majesco Entertainment Co. from 2006 through 2015 and as chairman of the nominating and governance committee and the audit committee.
Wilson currently serves on the board of directors of Blue Man Productions. He previously served on the board of directors of Reckitt & Colman PLC, Middlesex Mutual Assurance, and Knobias, Inc.; on the national advisory board of Chase Bank, LEK Consulting, and Parson Consulting; and on the statutory board of Natwest Bancorp North America.
He graduated from the United States Naval Academy and served in the U.S. Navy, reaching the rank of lieutenant. He also received an MBA from the Harvard Business School.