Our Trustees

Normal Wesly

Trustee, NPS Foundation

Norman H. Wesley, (Norm), has been an independent director of Acuity Brands, Inc. since January 2011, Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. since September 2011, and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters since July 2012. Mr. Wesley served as CEO at Beam Suntory Inc. (formerly Beam Inc.) from 1999 to 2007, and served as its president and CEO since 1998. Mr. Wesley joined Fortune Brands Home & Office, Inc. in 1984, serving as CEO from 1997 to 1999. He served as president and CEO at Fortune Brands since 1999 and served as its vice president of corporate development since 1987. He served as CEO of Fortune Brands, Inc. since December 1999 until December 2007 and served as its chairman from 1999 to 2008.

​Mr. Wesley began his career at Crown Zellerbach Corporation, where over a ten-year period he held various management positions, including vice president and general manager of the office products group. From 1997 to 1998, he served as the chairman and CEO of MasterBrands Industries Inc. He served as the CEO of ACCO World Corporation from 1990 to 1997. He led the Beam Inc. office products unit for 10 years. He has been the chairman at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. since 2012. He serves as the chairman of Junior Achievement of Chicago. He served as the chairman of Beam Suntory Inc. from 1999 to 2008. He served as chairman of the board at Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. since 2012. He has been a director at Acushnet Holdings Corp. since 2016. He served as a director at Keurig Dr. Pepper Inc. (also known as Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.) since 2012. He served as director of Beam Suntory Inc. since 1999. He served as presiding independent director at ACCO Brands Corporation from 2013 to 2014 and served as its director since 2005 until 2014. Mr. Wesley served as an independent director of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company from 2001 to 2008. He served as a director of Enable Holdings, Inc. since 1998 and Pactiv LLC (formerly Pactiv Corp.) from 2001 to 2010.

​He serves as a trustee at the Glenwood School and the Lake Forest Academy. He serves on the board of the Executives' Club of Chicago. He serves on the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago. He is a recipient of the ADL's Torch of Liberty Award and the City of Hope's Spirit of Life Award. Mr. Wesley has a bachelor's in finance and an MBA from the University of Utah.