As Chief Administrative Officer, Michael Nelson leads Amway’s supply chain, information technology, legal, government affairs, information security, executive and internal communications as well as the shareholder engagement organizations. He also oversees the company’s Aviation division and the Amway Hotel Corporation.
Nelson reports directly to Amway CEO Milind Pant and serves on Amway’s Global Leadership Team, Amway’s key executive decision-making body focused on global strategy development and delivering meaningful ABO and customer experiences. He also serves on Amway’s Executive Staff comprised of top cross functional executive leaders focused on enhancing company culture, talent capabilities and global market needs.
He has been with Amway since 1992 in a variety of leadership roles related to company strategy, vision and growth, working extensively with Amway markets around the world. Nelson previously served as Chief Information Officer and as vice president of Amway global strategic planning.
Prior to leading strategy, Nelson was director of project management and director of strategic procurement. Nelson serves on the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce and the boards of directors for D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s and Keystone Community Church.
Nelson earned a BA degree in business and supply chain management from Michigan State University. He received a Master of Management degree from Aquinas College.