Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Jamie Wilson is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Avon Products, Inc. Mr. Wilson joined the company in January 2017. He is also a member of the company’s Executive Committee.
Mr. Wilson is an experienced, global financial professional. Prior to joining Avon, he served as CFO of SABMiller, an international brewing and beverage company headquartered in London from 2011 to 2015. He joined SABMiller in 2005 as Director of Strategic Projects and held numerous roles over his ten years at the company, including managing director in Russia as well as managing director of Central Europe. During Mr. Wilson's tenure as CFO at SABMiller, the company experienced double digit profit growth as well as substantial share price appreciation. He was instrumental in transforming the company from a regionally autonomous portfolio to a globally integrated organization, achieving significant cost savings. Notably, Mr. Wilson also played a key role in the $11.5B acquisition and integration of the Fosters business.
Prior to SABMiller, Mr. Wilson was Strategy and Projects Director at Scottish & Newcastle, where he successfully led the strategy function across the group. Additionally, Mr. Wilson spent several years at Highland Distillers, where he held a variety of positions, most notably Group Finance Director. During his tenure at Highland Distillers, Mr. Wilson successfully modernized the finance function and delivered against notable corporate activity. Additionally, he created a separate company to house all production, and developed Maxxium, a €1.2 billion three-way joint venture with Remy Cointreau and Jim Beam with which he moved to Paris as the new company's Chairman.
Mr. Wilson began his professional career at Deloitte Haskins & Sells after completing his law degree at the University of Edinburgh.