William J. Pearson


Executive Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer

2007 - present




Bill Pearson joined Nestlé Waters North America in 1996 and has served in General Management, Business Development and Financial roles. In his current role, Bill is responsible for developing and executing strategy, delivering on financial commitments and driving financial acumen throughout the Company.  He is a Director of the company, reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the Executive Team.

Before joining the company in 1996, Bill was Strategic Planning Manager for Frito-Lay at PepsiCo, Inc., Purchase, NY.  Between 1984 and 1994, Bill served in various financial planning and control positions with the Pepsi-Cola Company in Somers, NY.  He started his career as an Auditor with KPMG in Stamford, CT. 

Bill earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Providence College, Providence, RI, an MBA in Finance from Fordham School of Business, Bronx, NY and is a CPA in the state of New York.  He also serves as Chairman Emeritus for the North Salem, NY School District Foundation For Learning.