Bill is an Operating Partner of Vedanta. He is also a Senior Advisor for JPMorgan Chase & Co. Beginning in 2002, he was Chairman of JP Morgan Chase Card Services, and Chairman of its predecessor, Bank One Card Services. Bill participates in the strategic planning efforts of portfolio companies and, where appropriate, serves on the board of directors. He also assists in recruiting senior management for these companies and facilitating introductions to potential Fortune 1000 corporate partners.
Bill was the Co-CEO of the Global Consumer Business at Citigroup from 1996 to 1999, a 125,000 person business unit providing consumers with retail banking, credit card, insurance and investment services in 60 countries. Prior to being named Co-CEO, beginning in 1995, Bill was a Corporate Executive Vice President of Global Consumer Business, overseeing credit cards as well as the private bank and consumer banking services provided through branches and electronic delivery. Before his tenure at Citigroup, Bill was Chairman of the Board and President of Philip Morris USA where he spent 28 years in progressively more responsible positions in marketing, sales and general management that included senior posts in Canada and Asia.
Bill received an MBA from the University of Western Ontario in 1967 and a BA in Economics from the University of Alberta in 1965.