Chris Roberts is Executive Vice President and General Manager of Global Food & Beverage (F&B) for Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection preventions solutions and services that protect people and vital resources.
In his current role, Roberts leads the Global Food & Beverage business, which provides food safety, water technology and sustainability solutions to food and beverage customers worldwide.
Roberts joined Ecolab in 2020 after 25 years of holding multiple leadership positions in Frito-Lay/PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and Cargill. Prior to joining Ecolab, Roberts was an executive at Land O’Lakes, where he joined as president of the Dairy division and also served as its chief customer officer.
Roberts is a member of the Executive Leadership Council and National Black MBA Association and is a member of the Young Life Board of Trustees.
Roberts holds a master’s degree in management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Illinois-Urbana.