Perez is the founder of FamGen, a professional services firm specializing in consulting for family-owned businesses. He was president and CEO of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. From 2004-2006 he served and president and CEO of Nike Inc. He formerly spent a 34-year career with SC Johnson, including eight years as president and CEO. He currently serves on the boards of Johnson & Johnson and Whirlpool Corp.
William D. Perez, President and Chief Executive Officer, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company. Mr. Perez was appointed to the Board of Directors in June 2007 and is a member of the Compensation & Benefits Committee and the Public Policy Advisory Committee. Mr. Perez has served as President and Chief Executive Officer for the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (confectionary and chewing gum) since 2006. 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 of Wrigley, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, the Boys & Girls Club of Chicago and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, and is a member of the Cornell University Council.