James L. Nelson is CEO of Global Net Lease, a publicly traded real estate investment trust, since July 2017 and has been a director of the company since March 2017. Jim is also a director of Xerox Holdings Corporation and a member of its audit committee as well as a director of Chewy, Inc.
Mr. Nelson’s former leadership positions are many. He was director of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd from 2014 to 2020 and lead director from July 2019; former director and member of the audit committee of Caesars Entertainment Corporation, a casino-entertainment company, from March 2019 until October 2020; former director and member of the audit committee of Icahn Enterprises GP from June 2001 to March 2019; former CEO of Orbitex Management, a financial services company; and former CEO of Eaglescliff Corporation, a specialty investment banking, consulting, and wealth management firm.
His previous director positions also include membership on the boards of American Entertainment Properties, Tropicana Entertainment, and Take Two Interactive Software.
Mr. Nelson is also on the board of overseers of the Sylvester Cancer Institute at the University of Miami Hospital.