Tim Larson has joined Boyds Coffee as Chief Operating Officer, bringing more than 25 years of experience in procurement and business leadership.
“I am extremely confident in Tim’s ability to rapidly create operational efficiencies that will benefit our customers,” said Jeffrey Newman, CEO of Boyds Coffee. “He has an impressive record of success in reducing operating costs, improving supply-side relationships, expanding operational logistics, and enhancing customer service.”
Previously, Larson was Chief Procurement Officer at Michael Foods, Inc., a multi-billion dollar company in Minneapolis. He is an adjunct professor and a member of the Supply Chain Advisory Board at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, and his certifications include Certified Purchasing Manager, Certified in Production and Inventory Management, and Certified Packaging Professional.
Larson earned his Master of Management and Administration with highest honors from Metropolitan State University and his Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin. He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Ericka, for 32 years, and they have two children. He enjoys the outdoors.
About Boyd Coffee Company:
Established in 1900 in Portland, Ore., and continuously led by the Boyd family, Boyds Coffee has always taken great coffee personally. We search the world for the freshest, finest beans, and invest our century of experience into roasting and blending the kind of coffee that stands out as exceptional. Boyds® is the Pacific Northwest’s longest-operating coffee roaster and North America’s first certified organic roaster. Boyds also offers fine hot and iced teas, cappuccinos, frozen beverages and a wide variety of innovative beverage equipment. For information, call 1.800.545.4077 or visit www.boyds.com.