William Campbell is a member of New Silk Route’s team of Senior Operating Advisors.
William I. Campbell currently serves as President of Sanoch Management, a consulting and investment vehicle for financial companies, start-ups, and venture capital firms.
Mr. Campbell served as a Senior Advisor to the Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase from 2008 until 2012. Prior to that position, William was the Chairman of the Card Services Unit at JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s second largest credit card organization, from 2003 until 2008. From 2005 to 2007 he served as Chairman of Visa International, leading the organization to its IPO, the largest in U.S. history in 2008.
Prior to his executive roles at JPMorgan Chase and its predecessors, and the formation of Sanoch Management, Mr. Campbell oversaw Citigroup’s Global Consumer Business, including global branch banking and credit cards. He became Chief Executive Officer of Global Citibank in 1996 and Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup’s Global Consumer Business a year later. Before joining Citicorp in 1995, Mr. Campbell spent 28 years at Philip Morris, including five years as Chief Executive Officer of Philip Morris USA. He began his career in Canada in brand management in 1967 and eventually served as President of the Asian region for Philip Morris, EVP of Marketing and Sales for Philip Morris USA, and EVP of Strategic Planning for Philip Morris Companies.
Mr. Campbell’s comprehensive business experiences in a diverse group of major public companies and in numerous executive positions in the financial services industry, gives our team a perspective on a national and a global economic level and not to mention valued experience in the operations of large organizations. He continues to serve as a director to numerous privately held U.S. companies.
Mr. Campbell is an active philanthropist and currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Chairman of The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, and Board Chair of The END Fund.
Mr. Campbell earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Alberta in 1965 and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario in 1967.