With his experience as CEO of several large, consumer-focused companies across a wide variety of industries, Mr. Perez contributes to our Board significant organizational and operational management skills, combined with a wealth of experience in global, consumer- oriented businesses vital to a large public company in the consumer products space.
Independent Director since 2007
Chairman, Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee; Member, Audit Committee
Mr. Perez, age 71, served as President and Chief Executive Officer for the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (confectionary and chewing gum) from 2006 to 2008. He was a Senior Advisor at Greenhill & Co., Inc. from 2010 to 2017. Before joining Wrigley, Mr. Perez served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nike, Inc. Previously, he spent 34 years with S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., including eight years as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Perez is a Director at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Other Public Company Board Service: Whirlpool Corporation (since 2009); Johnson Outdoors Inc. (since 2018)