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Portrait de Thomas Wilson
Age : 60
Public asset : 62,222,540 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Allstate Corp

Summary 
Mr. Thomas J. Wilson, II MBA, is Independent Director at State Street Corp., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at The Allstate Corp. and Allstate Insurance Co., Chairman at Allstate Life Insurance Co. and a Member at World Presidents' Organization, The Financial Services Forum and The Business Roundtable, Co-Chairman at Get IN Chicago.

He is on the Board of Directors at State Street Corp., Catalyst, Inc., Rush University Medical Center, The Museum of Science & Industry, World Business Chicago, and Economic Club of Chicago.

Mr. Wilson was previously employed as Chairman & President by Allstate Financial Services LLC, a Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions by Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc., a Principal by Amoco Corp., Chairman by The Financial Services Roundtable and Property & Casualty CEO Roundtable, Deputy Chairman by Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and Vice President of Strategy & Analysis by Sears, Roebuck & Co.

He also served on the board at Chamber of Commerce of The United States of America.

He received his BBA degree from the University of Michigan and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.


Current positions of Thomas Wilson 
NameTitle Since
Allstate Corp
(Property & Casualty Insurance)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1995
Allstate Insurance Co. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1995
Allstate Insurance Co. (Investment Portfolio) Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer -
Allstate Life Insurance Co. Chairman -
Chamber of Commerce of The United States of America Chairman -
Get IN Chicago Co-Chairman -
Rush University Medical Center Trustee -
World Presidents' Organization Member -
The Business Roundtable Member -


Holdings of Thomas Wilson 
NameEquities%Valuation
The Allstate Corporation (ALL)
Property & Casualty Insurance
581,0780.16%57,393,074 USD
State Street Corporation (STT)
Investment Management & Fund Operators
14,1160.0038%1,555,160 USD


Thomas Wilson : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Samuel Henry Pilch Allstate Corp
Allstate Insurance Co.
Allstate Life Insurance Co.
Gregg M. Sherrill Allstate Corp
Allstate Insurance Co.
The Business Roundtable
Don Civgin Allstate Corp
Allstate Insurance Co.
Allstate Life Insurance Co.
Steven E. Shebik Allstate Corp
Allstate Insurance Co.
Allstate Life Insurance Co.
Susan L. Lees Allstate Corp
Allstate Insurance Co.
Allstate Life Insurance Co.
John W. Rowe Allstate Corp
Allstate Insurance Co.
Mary Alice Taylor Allstate Corp
Allstate Insurance Co.
Perry Marques Traquina Allstate Corp
Allstate Insurance Co.
Kermit R. Crawford Allstate Corp
Allstate Insurance Co.
Herbert L. Henkel Allstate Corp
Allstate Insurance Co.


Biography of Thomas Wilson 
Thomas Wilson (1792–1869) was a 19th-century shipping magnate from Hull in the East Riding of the English county of Yorkshire.

Life
He was founder of the Wilson Line of Hull in 1822 as a joint venture with his partner John Beckinton and two others. He did not come to the business with a background in shipping but through the use of ships for ore extraction he quickly saw the potential opportunity and became a noted specialist shipowner. By 1825 he owned his first steam ship and saw the company become a prominent figure in promoting the port of Hull to the third largest port in Britain during the emergence and rise of steam shipping in Britain.

In 1841 Thomas Wilson took full control after the other partners left, and so he brought his eldest son David into the business as his partner, making the name Thomas Wilson & Son Ltd. In 1850 his other sons Charles and Arthur joined and became active partners, the name changing to Thomas Wilson & Sons Co Ltd, though usually known as the Wilson Line of Hull.

Death
Thomas died in 1869 and the company was taken over by Charles and Arthur Wilson, with David being more of a silent partner as he always had been. A few years later when they were beginning to question their own sons ability to continue running the firm, Charles and Arthur brought in a non-family member to become the new Managing Director, Oswald Sanderson. Eventually the firm was bought out by Sir John Ellerman and eventually floundered and was dissolved many years later.



Source @ Wikipedia



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Thomas Wilson : Connections 
Ravinia Festival Association
The Field Museum of Natural History
Bipartisan Policy Center
The Financial Executives Institute
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
The Northern Trust Co.
Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society
The Morgridge Institute for Research, Inc.


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