"Nigel joined Legal & General as Group Chief Financial Officer in 2009. In May this year he was appointed Group Chief Executive Designate, and he succeeded Tim Breedon as Group Chief Executive on 30th June 2012. Prior to joining Legal & General, Nigel was Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer of United Business Media plc. Nigel was appointed as Senior Independent Director (SID) of The Capita Group plc in 2010 and was SID/Chairman of Halfords Group Plc until 31 March 2011.
"Previous appointments include, Group Commercial Director of Dixons Group Plc, Chief Executive, Corporate, Guinness Peat Aviation (G.P.A.), Managing Director of Stanhope Properties Plc and a consultant at McKinsey & Co, clients included BP, Citibank, Cadbury's, Santander, Kingfisher, Courtaulds, Whitbread and Globe Investment Trust. Qualifications include a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he was a Kennedy Scholar. Nigel is the current 800m British Masters Athletics Champion." 
Resources and articles
- Legal & General [Nigel Wilson Nigel Wilson], organizational web page, accessed September 21, 2012.