People: Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O)

SBUX.O on Nasdaq

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Howard Schultz

60 2008 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Scott Maw

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Clifford Burrows

54 2013 Group President - Americas and US, EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) and Teavana

John Culver

53 2013 Group President - China & Asia Pacific, Channel Development and Emerging Brands

Jeffery Hansberry

50 2014 President - Evolution Fresh

Troy Alstead

50 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Lucy Helm

56 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Annie Young-Scrivner

45 2014 Executive Vice President, President - Teavana

Rossann Williams

2014 Senior Vice President, President - Starbucks Canada

Craig Weatherup

68 2012 Presiding Independent Director

William Bradley

71 2003 Independent Director

Robert Gates

70 2012 Independent Director

Mellody Hobson

45 2005 Independent Director

Kevin Johnson

53 2009 Independent Director

Olden Lee

72 2010 Independent Director

Joshua Ramo

45 2011 Independent Director

James Shennan

72 1990 Independent Director

Clara Shih

32 2011 Independent Director

Javier Teruel

63 2005 Independent Director

Myron Ullman

67 2012 Independent Director

JoAnn DeGrande

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Biographies

Name Description

Howard Schultz

Mr. Howard Schultz is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Starbucks Corporation. Mr. Schultz has served as chairman of the board of directors since Starbucks inception in 1985, and in January 2008, he reassumed the role of president and chief executive officer. From June 2000 to February 2005, Mr. Schultz also held the title of chief global strategist. From November 1985 to June 2000, he served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer. From November 1985 to June 1994, Mr. Schultz also served as president. From January 1986 to July 1987, Mr. Schultz was the chairman of the board, chief executive officer and president of Il Giornale Coffee Company, a predecessor to the Company. From September 1982 to December 1985, Mr. Schultz was the director of retail operations and marketing for Starbucks Coffee Company, a predecessor to the Company.

Scott Maw

Mr. Scott H. Maw is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Maw joined Starbucks in August 2011 and has served as svp, Corporate Finance since October 2012. From August 2011 to October 2012, he served as global controller. Prior to joining Starbucks, Mr. Maw served as chief financial officer of SeaBright Insurance Company from February 2010 to August 2011. From October 2008 to February 2010 Mr. Maw served as chief financial officer of the Consumer Banking division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. He has also held various finance leadership positions at General Electric and the Retail Banking division of Washington Mutual.

Clifford Burrows

Mr. Clifford Burrows is Group President - Americas and US, EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) and Teavana of Starbucks Corporation, effective May 2, 2013. He served as President - Starbucks Coffee Americas and US of the Company. From March 2008 to October 2011, Mr. Burrows served as president, Starbucks Coffee US. He served as president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) from April 2006 to March 2008. He served as vice president and managing director, UK prior to April 2006. Prior to joining Starbucks, Mr. Burrows served in various management positions with Habitat Designs Limited, a furniture and housewares retailer.

John Culver

Mr. John Culver is Group President - China & Asia Pacific, Channel Development and Emerging Brands of Starbucks Corporation. Mr. Culver joined Starbucks in August 2002. From December 2009 to October 2011, he served as president, Starbucks Coffee International. Mr. Culver served as executive vice president; president, Global Consumer Products, Foodservice and Seattle’s Best Coffee from February 2009 to September 2009, and then as president, Global Consumer Products and Foodservice from October 2009 to November 2009. He previously served as senior vice president; president, Starbucks Coffee Asia Pacific from January 2007 to February 2009, and vice president; general manager, Foodservice from August 2002 to January 2007.

Jeffery Hansberry

Mr. Jeffery J. Hansberry is President - Evolution Fresh of Starbucks Corporation., effective as of September 29, 2014. He was President - China & Asia Pacific of Starbucks Corporation. He joined Starbucks in June 2010 and has served as president, China and Asia Pacific since May 2013. Mr. Hansberry served as president, Channel Development and Emerging Brands from June 2012 to May 2013. From October 2011 to June 2012, he served as president, Channel Development and president, Seattle’s Best Coffee. From June 2010 to October 2011, he served as president, Global Consumer Products and Foodservice. Prior to joining Starbucks, Mr. Hansberry served as vice president and general manager, Popular BU for E. & J. Gallo Winery, a family-owned winery, from November 2008 to May 2010. From September 2007 to November 2008, Mr. Hansberry served as vice president and general manager, Value BU, and from April 2005 to August 2007, he served as vice president and general manager Asia, for E. & J. Gallo Winery. Prior to E. & J. Gallo, Mr. Hansberry held various positions with Procter & Gamble.

Troy Alstead

Mr. Troy Alstead has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of the Company, effective February 3, 2014. Mr. Alstead joined Starbucks in 1992 and has served as chief financial officer and group president, Global Business Services since September 2013. Mr. Alstead previously served as chief financial officer and chief administrative officer from November 2008 to September 2013; chief operating officer, Starbucks Greater China from April 2008 to October 2008; senior vice president, Global Finance and Business Operations from August 2007 to April 2008; and senior vice president, Corporate Finance from September 2004 to August 2007. Mr. Alstead served in a number of other senior positions with Starbucks prior to 2004.

Lucy Helm

Ms. Lucy Lee Helm is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Starbucks Corporation. She joined Starbucks in September 1999 and has served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary since May 2012. She served as senior vice president and deputy general counsel from October 2007 to April 2012 and served as interim general counsel and secretary from April 2012 to May 2012. Ms. Helm previously served as vice president, assistant general counsel from June 2002 to September 2007 and as director, corporate counsel from September 1999 to May 2002. During her tenure at Starbucks, Ms. Helm has led various teams of the Starbucks legal department, including the Litigation and Brand protection team, the Global Business (Commercial) team and the Litigation and Employment team. Prior to joining Starbucks, Ms. Helm was a principal at the Seattle law firm of Riddell Williams P.S. from 1990 to 1999, where she was a trial lawyer specializing in commercial, insurance coverage and environmental litigation.

Annie Young-Scrivner

Ms. Annie Young-Scrivner is Executive Vice President, President - Teavana of Starbucks Corporation. Young-Scrivner most recently led Starbucks Canada’s record Fiscal 2013 performance. Prior to her role leading Canada, Young-Scrivner served for three years as Starbucks global chief marketing officer and president of Tazo Tea. Before joining Starbucks in 2009, she had a successful twenty year career at PepsiCo and held positions such as chief marketing officer Quaker Foods and president of greater China for PepsiCo Food & Snacks. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Marketing from the University of Washington, and a Master of Business Administration at the Carlson School of Business, University of Minnesota.

Rossann Williams

Ms. Rossann Williams is the Senior Vice President, President - Starbucks Canada of the Company. Over the last nine years, Williams has held numerous leadership roles both internationally and within Starbucks U.S. business. Prior to her current Partner Resources role leading the company’s Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Diversity, and Community Investments functions, she served as division senior vice president of Starbucks Sunbelt region in the U.S. Williams also lived and worked in Amsterdam, The Netherlands for three years as a key executive on Starbucks Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional leadership team. Prior to that, she held a number of executive roles in Starbucks retail operations.

Craig Weatherup

Mr. Craig E. Weatherup is Presiding Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation, effective March 21, 2012. He has been a Starbucks director since February 1999. Mr. Weatherup worked with PepsiCo, Inc. for 24 years and served as chief executive officer of its worldwide Pepsi-Cola business and President of PepsiCo, Inc., retiring in 1999. He also led the initial public offering of The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc., where he served as chairman and chief executive officer from March 1999 to January 2003. Mr. Weatherup also serves on the board of directors of Macy’s, Inc.

William Bradley

Senator William W. Bradley is Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation, since June 2003. Since 2000, Mr. Bradley has been a managing director of Allen & Company LLC, an investment banking firm. From 2001 until 2004, he acted as chief outside advisor to McKinsey & Company’s non-profit practice. In 2000, Mr. Bradley was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. He served as a senior advisor and vice chairman of the International Council of JP Morgan & Co. from 1997 through 1999. During that time, Mr. Bradley also worked as an essayist for CBS Evening News, and as a visiting professor at Stanford University, the University of Notre Dame and the University of Maryland. Mr. Bradley served in the U.S. Senate from 1979 until 1997, representing the State of New Jersey. Prior to serving in the U.S. Senate, he was an Olympic gold medalist in 1964, and from 1967 through 1977 he played professional basketball for the New York Knicks, during which time they won two world championships. Mr. Bradley previously served on the board of directors of Seagate Technology and currently serves on the boards of directors of Willis Group Holdings Limited and QuinStreet, Inc.

Robert Gates

Dr. Robert M. Gates has been appointed as Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation, effective May 1, 2012. He served in numerous roles in the Executive Branch of the U.S. government for nearly half a century, culminating as Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011. He was the first defense secretary to serve under presidents from both political parties – President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama. Upon Secretary Gates’ retirement in June 2011, he was presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor a president can bestow on a civilian. In September 2011 he was named the 24th chancellor of the College of William & Mary. Secretary Gates also served as president of Texas A&M University between 2002 and 2006. He earned an undergraduate degree in history from the College of William & Mary, a master’s degree in history from Indiana University and a doctorate in Russian and Soviet history from Georgetown University. In addition to the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Secretary Gates is the recipient of numerous other awards and honors, including recognition as one of TIME’s Most Influential People in 2007.

Mellody Hobson

Ms. Mellody Hobson is Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation, since February 2005. Ms. Hobson has served as the president and a director of Ariel Investments, LLC, a Chicago-based investment management firm since 2000, and as the chairman since 2006 and a trustee since 1993 of the mutual funds it manages. She previously served as senior vice president and director of marketing at Ariel Capital Management, Inc. from 1994 to 2000, and as vice president of marketing at Ariel Capital Management, Inc. from 1991 to 1994. Ms. Hobson works with a variety of civic and professional institutions, including serving as a board member of the Field Museum and the Chicago Public Education Fund and as chairman of After School Matters, which provides Chicago teens with high quality, out-of-school time programs. Ms. Hobson also serves on the board of directors of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., where she was named chairman of the board in 2012, The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. and Groupon, Inc. Additionally, she is on the board of governors of the Investment Company Institute.

Kevin Johnson

Mr. Kevin R. Johnson is an Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation, since March 2009. Mr. Johnson has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Juniper Networks, Inc., a provider of high-performance networking products and services, since September 2008. Mr. Johnson also serves on the board of directors of Juniper Networks. Prior to joining Juniper Networks, Mr. Johnson served as President, Platforms and Services Division for Microsoft Corporation, a worldwide provider of software, services and solutions. Mr. Johnson was a member of Microsoft’s Senior Leadership Team and held a number of senior executive positions over the course of his 16 years at Microsoft. Prior to joining Microsoft in 1992, Mr. Johnson worked in International Business Machine Corp.’s systems integration and consulting business.

Olden Lee

Mr. Olden C. Lee is Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation, since June 2003. Mr. Lee also served as interim executive vice president, Partner Resources from April 2009 to March 2010. Mr. Lee previously worked with PepsiCo, Inc., a global food, snack and beverage company, for 28 years in a variety of positions, including serving as senior vice president of human resources of its Taco Bell division and senior vice president and chief personnel officer of its KFC division. Mr. Lee retired from PepsiCo in 1998. Since 1998, Mr. Lee has served as principal of Lee Management Consulting, a management consulting firm he founded. Mr. Lee also served on the board of directors of TLC Vision Corporation.

Joshua Ramo

Mr. Joshua Cooper Ramo is Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation, since May 2011. Mr. Ramo is Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates, a strategic advisory firm where he has been employed since 2005. He was previously the Managing Partner and a senior advisor for the Office of John L. Thornton, a corporate advisory specialist and an advisor to Goldman Sachs, from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Ramo spent his early career as a journalist, most recently with TIME magazine, from 1996 to 2003 serving as Senior Editor and Foreign Editor. He is a China scholar and has written several papers on China’s development that have been distributed in China and abroad. In 2008, Mr. Ramo served as China Analyst for NBC during the Summer Olympics in Beijing. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Age of the Unthinkable. Mr. Ramo has been a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Asia 21 Leaders Program, World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders and Global Leaders for Tomorrow, and co-founder of the U.S. – China Young Leaders Forum. He also serves on the board of directors of FedEx Corporation.

James Shennan

Mr. James G. Shennan, Jr., is Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation, since March 1990. Mr. Shennan served as a general partner of Trinity Ventures, a venture capital organization, from September 1989 to July 2005, when he became general partner emeritus. Prior to joining Trinity Ventures, he served as the chief executive of Addison Consultants, Inc., an international marketing services firm, and two of its predecessor companies. Mr. Shennan previously served on the board of directors of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc.

Clara Shih

Ms. Clara Shih is Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation, since December 2011. Ms. Shih is chief executive officer and a board member of Hearsay Social, Inc. an enterprise software company serving Fortune 500 brands that she co-founded in August 2009. From June 2006 to June 2009, she served as product management director, AppExchange of salesforce.com, inc., an enterprise software company. From 2004 to 2006, she served as associate, Strategy and Business Operations for Google, Inc. Previously, Ms. Shih was a software engineer at Microsoft Corporation. Ms. Shih, the creator of the first business application on Facebook, is the author of The Facebook Era, a marketing textbook at Harvard Business School. In 2011, she was named one of Businessweek’s Top Young Entrepreneurs, one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and one of CNN Money’s “40 under 40: Ones to Watch."

Javier Teruel

Mr. Javier G. Teruel is Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation, since September 2005. Mr. Teruel served as vice chairman of Colgate-Palmolive Company, a consumer products company, from July 2004 to April 2007, when he retired. Prior to being appointed vice chairman, Mr. Teruel served as Colgate-Palmolive’s executive vice president responsible for Asia, Central Europe, Africa and Hill’s Pet Nutrition. After joining Colgate in Mexico in 1971, Mr. Teruel served as vice president of Body Care in Global Business Development in New York and president and general manager of Colgate-Mexico. He also served as president of Colgate-Europe, and as chief growth officer responsible for the company’s growth functions. Mr. Teruel currently serves as a partner of Spectron Desarrollo, SC, an investment management and consulting firm. He previously served on the boards of directors of The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. and Corporación Geo S.A.B. de C.V. He currently serves on the boards of directors of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. and the Nielsen Company B.V.

Myron Ullman

Mr. Myron E. Ullman, III, is Independent Director of Starbucks Corporation. Mr. Ullman served as executive chairman of J.C. Penney Company, Inc., a chain of retail department stores, from November 2011 to January 2012, and as the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer from December 2004 to November 2011. Mr. Ullman served as directeur general, group managing director of LVMH Möet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, a luxury goods manufacturer and retailer, from July 1999 to January 2002. From January 1995 to June 1999, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of DFS Group Limited, a retailer of luxury branded merchandise. From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Ullman served as chairman and chief executive officer of R.H. Macy & Co., Inc. Mr. Ullman previously served on the boards of directors for Ralph Lauren Corporation, Taubman Centers and Pzena Investment Management, Inc. He currently serves as the deputy chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

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