Tim Minges joined the Board of Barry Callebaut in 2013.
He has spent his entire career in the food industry, including 32 years at PepsiCo, where he retired in 2016. Until then, Tim Minges was Executive Vice President Chief Customer Officer, PepsiCo North America Beverages, and a member of PepsiCo's Executive Committee. Prior to 2013, he was President and CEO of PepsiCo's operations in Greater China and President of PepsiCo Foods Asia Pacific, and had been a Chartered Accountant with Alexander Grant & Co, now Grant Thornton.
Tim Minges is an early stage investor in a number of food and beverage start-ups in the Americas and is a co- founder and board member of Taokaenoi USA, a joint venture with Thailand's leading seaweed snack brand. He is also a board member of Tupperware Brands and Master Kong (Tingyi) Beverages, China's largest beverage company.
Tim Minges holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio/USA, and is a graduate of the PepsiCo Executive Development Program at the Yale School of Management.