Career at a Glance
Tim leads Kraft Foods $12 Billion European business, based in Zurich, Switzerland, which includes many of our best-known and most delectable brands, like LU, TUC and Oreo biscuits; Jacobs and Carte Noire coffee; Milka, Côte d'Or and Toblerone chocolate; Philadelphia cream cheese and many others.
During nearly 20 years at Kraft Foods, Tim has progressed through a number of marketing, strategy and general management roles of increasing responsibility.
- Senior Vice President, Global Chocolate Category
- Senior Vice President, Strategy and Integration – leading the Cadbury global integration
- President, Kraft Pizza Company
- General Manager, Oscar Mayer Foods
- President & General Manager - Chocolate in the European Union
Tim was valedictorian of his MBA class at the University of Minnesota, and he earned his bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from St. Olaf College, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude.
Five Facts From Tim
Childhood career ambition: My dad was my role model. He was a businessman and taught me the value of a strong work ethic, the importance of integrity and trust and the power of teamwork.
Countries lived in: United States, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
Favorite Kraft Foods product: Cote d'Or dark chocolate with hazelnuts. Intense and delicious!
Hobbies: Skiing, hiking and spending time with my wife and two children.
Favorite saying: "We can do anything, but we can't do everything." Focus is critical.