Stephen R. Wilson is an independent business consultant at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a global insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, and a retired executive vice president and chief financial officer of RJR Nabisco, Inc.
Wilson previously served as an independent consultant at Brock Capital Group LLC and as a partner at Camelot Equity Partners. Previous executive roles include: executive vice president and CFO of RJR Nabisco; 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 that board’s audit committee and as a member of its compensation and executive committees. He also served on the board of directors of Majesco Entertainment Co. from 2006 through 2015 and as chairman of its nominating and governance committee and its audit committee.
Wilson currently serves on the board of directors of Blue Man Productions. He previously served on the boards of directors of Knobias, Inc., Middlesex Mutual Assurance and Reckitt & Colman PLC; on the national advisory boards of Chase Bank, LEK Consulting and Parson Consulting; and on the statutory board of Natwest Bancorp North America. He also previous served on boards for the South Bronx Educational Foundation and the Manhattan Theatre Club.
He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and served as a lieutenant in the Navy. He also received an MBA from Harvard Business School.