* Michelle Gass named president of Seattle's Best Coffee
* Annie Young-Scrivner named global chief marketing head
(Adds detail on Gass' former position)
SEATTLE, Sept 3 Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) named
Michelle Gass on Thursday to the new role of president of its
Seattle's Best Coffee chain, responsible for building out the
brand and managing 550 U.S. Seattle's Best cafes.
Gass most recently served as Starbucks' executive vice
president of marketing and category. Starbucks in February
announced plans to recruit Seattle's Best franchisees in the
United States. [ID:nN02480828]
Starbucks tapped Annie Young-Scrivner to be its global
chief marketing officer, a role previously held by Gass.
Young-Scrivner most recently served as chief marketing officer
and vice president of sales for Quaker Foods and Snacks, a
division of PepsiCo Inc (PEP.N).
Both executives will report to Starbucks Chairman and Chief
Executive Howard Schultz.
(Reporting by Lisa Baertlein; Editing by Tim Dobbyn, Bernard