Executive Vice President, Product Management & Commercial Operations, Tetra Pak Group
Charles Brand is Executive Vice President, Product Management & Commercial Operations with the Tetra Pak Group, and a member of the company’s Global Leadership Team. He was appointed to the role in January 2015, with overall responsibility for the company’s product portfolio, marketing and sales activities worldwide, and for its global environmental strategy.
Charles joined Tetra Pak in 1985 as an Electronics Development Engineer in the Automation department of the company’s Research & Development (R&D) division. In 1992 he was named Vice President of R&D for Tetra Rex Packaging Systems and, two years later, he was appointed Managing Director of the company’s Flexible Packaging Systems business. He subsequently held a number of other senior management positions, including Managing Director of Tetra Pak Taiwan and global Vice President of Marketing & Product Management, before being appointed to his current role last year.
Charles, who now lives in Switzerland, was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1962 and obtained an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Lund. He is married with three children and his interests include golf, skiing, cycling, running and swimming.