2017 Forum Speakers

Tim Brown

President and COO
Chobani
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Tim Brown joined Chobani, America's number-one greek yogurt company, as president and COO in March. He oversees the company's operations, sales, marketing, legal and finance teams. He most recently served as chairman, president and CEO of Nestlé Waters North America Inc., overseeing the third-largest non-alcoholic beverage company by volume in the United States. Brown joined Nestlé Waters North America Inc in 1988 and held sales management roles of increasing responsibility, including president and CEO of Nestlé Canada, where he was charged with executive responsibility for the beverages, confectionary, frozen meals and pizza, and ice cream divisions; Nestlé Professional; Nestlé Purina PetCare; Nestlé Waters and Nestlé Nutrition. Brown has been a key industry player in the transition of bottled water from a niche product to the anticipated number-one packaged beverage consumed in America. Earlier in his career, Brown worked for Procter & Gamble.