James R. Chambers

Former President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer & Director at WW International, Inc.

James R. Chambers

James R. Chambers

Former President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer & Director at WW International, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Information Resources, Inc. (Inactive)
DPS Beverages, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc.

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1573

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1958

Age

63

Number of Awards

2

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President & Chief Executive Officer at College Retirement Equities Fund

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Former Director at National Association of Manufacturers

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Maurice P. During '22 Professor in Demographic Studies at Princeton University - School of Public and International Affairs

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Robert W. Purcell Professor of Finance at Cornell University - Johnson Graduate School of Management at SC Johnson College of Business

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Of Counsel at K&L Gates LLP

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Co-Founder at SkyTop Capital Management LLC

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Founder at Kim M. Sharan LLC

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Advisor at OmniCapital Group LLC

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Chief Medical Officer at Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (Invt Port)

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Director, Retirement Research Center at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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James R. Chambers
Former President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer & Director at WW International, Inc.
Education
Bachelor's in Civil Engineering

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

M.B.A.

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
General Manager, Immediate Consumption Channel
Prior - 2011

Kraft Foods North America, Inc., a subsidiary of Mondelez International, Inc., is a company headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD. The firm wholesales food products.

President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer & Director
2013 - 2016

WW International, Inc. engages in the provision of weight management services. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America, United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Other. The North America segment consists of United States and Canada Company-owned operations. The United Kingdom segment includes United Kingdom Company-owned operations. The Continental Europe segment comprises of Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, and Sweden Company-owned operations. The others segment offers Australia, New Zealand Company-owned operations, as well as revenues and costs from franchises in the United States. The company was founded by Jean Nidetch in 1963 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Group President
Prior - 2012
Boards & Committees
Director
2004 - 2010

B&G Foods, Inc.is a holding company, which engages in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of shelf-stable frozen food, and household products in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. Its products include frozen and canned vegetables, hot cereals, fruit spreads, canned meats and beans, bagel chips, spices, seasonings, hot sauces, and wine vinegar. Its brands include Back to Nature, Bear Creek, Cream of Wheat, Green Giant, Mrs. Dash, and Ortega. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Parsippany, NJ.

Political Donations
$1,000
2006

Former Representative from the 25th District at New Jersey General Assembly

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #11
2013
Crain's New York Business Magazine - New York Area's Fortunate 100
Rank #18
2012
Crain's New York Business Magazine - New York Area's Fortunate 100
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