Executive Vice President
Timothy Cofer is Chief Growth Officer, for Mondelēz International. In this role, Tim oversees the teams responsible for corporate strategy, global categories, global marketing, and research, development and quality. This integrated approach enables Mondelēz International to efficiently allocate resources to the biggest and highest return growth opportunities for its global innovation platforms and Power Brands, including nine iconic brands that generate annual revenues of more than $1 billion. During his career at the company since 1992, Tim has progressed through a number of roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President and President, Asia Pacific and Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa. Prior to that, Tim led the company's European business, based in Zurich, Switzerland. He also held strategic responsibility for the company's chocolate business as Senior Vice President, Global Chocolate Category Team. In this role, he led a team of global executives across strategy, innovation, consumer insights, marketing, research & development and supply chain functions. Prior to this, Tim served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Integration, leading the global integration efforts following the company's acquisition of Cadbury in early 2010. This complex assignment required him to lead the detailed work of combining the two organizations. Tim also was the architect of the company's European chocolate category model (2003-2006). His career has also included successful tenures leading the Oscar Mayer business (2007) and the company's former U.S. pizza business (2008-2010). Tim was valedictorian of his MBA class at the University of Minnesota. He earned his bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from St. Olaf College, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude.