Chief Product Officer, Alltech
Becky Timmons is chief product officer at Alltech, focusing on product development, formulation and quality assurance. She ensures that all Alltech products meet the high standards demanded by the company through its Alltech® Quality System (AQS). AQS was established by Timmons to meet or exceed all global and regional standards of quality, and it requires all Alltech offices and production facilities around the world to meet very stringent traceability requirements.
In the area of product development, Timmons works with Alltech divisions, departments and customers to generate ideas and concepts. She oversees several pilot plants and manages a department that includes food scientists, registered dietitians, chemists, microbiologists, fermentation specialists and engineers who work on development and scale up projects.
Timmons originally joined Alltech in 1985 and has held a number of positions both in the areas of quality and new product development, including serving as director of fermentation and director of flavor development. She sits on Alltech’s Reputation Overview Committee (ROC) and is also a member of Alltech’s Growth Council.
She received bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and biology from the University of Kentucky, received a master’s degree in brewing and distilling from Heriot-Watt University in Scotland and has completed an advanced business studies program.