Mr. Jim M. Kilts is Chairman at Big Heart Pet Brands Corp., Co-Founder at Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust, Inc., Independent Director at Pfizer Inc., Founding Partner at Centerview Partners Management LLC, Co-Founder & Partner at Centerview Partners Holdings LLC, Independent Director at MetLife, Inc., Independent Non-Executive Director at Nielsen Holdings Plc and Member-Overseers Board at Weill Cornell Medical College.
He is on the Board of Directors at Pfizer Inc., MetLife, Inc., American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Cato Institute, Inc., Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Nielsen Holdings Plc, Knox College and The University of Chicago.
Mr. Kilts was previously employed as Independent Non-Executive Director by Nielsen NV, Chairman by The Nielsen Co. BV, Independent Director by MeadWestvaco Corp., Vice Chairman by Procter & Gamble Co., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer by Gillette Co., President & Chief Executive Officer by Nabisco Group Holdings Corp., President, Chief Executive Officer & Director by Nabisco, Inc., Executive Vice President by Philip Morris Cos., Inc., Executive Vice President by Global Holdings, Inc. (Virginia), President by Kraft USA, Chairman by Gillette Group UK Ltd., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer by Global Gillette, Chairman by Grocery Manufacturers Association, Senior Vice President by Kraft International Commercial, President by Kraft Ltd., President by Oscar Mayer Ltd., and Founder by University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
He also served on the board at The New York Times Co., Whirlpool Corp., The May Department Stores Co., Del Monte Foods Co. and Delta Air Lines, Inc.
He received his undergraduate degree from Knox College, an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and an MBA from The University of Chicago.