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Starbucks announces three new appointments to Board of Directors

Starbucks has appointed Richard E Allison Jr, CEO of Domino’s; Andrew Campion, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nike; and Isabel Ge Mahe, Apple’s Vice President and Managing Director of Greater China; to its Board of Directors.

These appointments take the board’s member count to 13.  

“As we pursue our goal of building an enduring company, I couldn’t be more excited to have Ritch, Andy and Isabel join our world-class board of directors,” Starbucks president and CEO Kevin Johnson says.

“Their expertise across global technology, retail, and customer experience at scale will accelerate our drive to innovate in a way that’s relevant to our customers and inspiring to our partners.”

All three joined the Starbucks Board of Directors effective 11 September 2019. Other members of the Starbucks Board of Directors are Myron E Ullman III, Mellody Hobson, Roz Brewer, Mary Dillon, Kevin Johnson, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, Satya Nadella, Joshua Cooper Ramo, Clara Shih and Javier Teruel.

Allison has served as Domino’s CEO since July 2018. He previously served as President, Domino’s International from October 2014 to July 2018, after joining the company in March 2011 as Executive Vice President of International. Allison will serve on Starbucks’ Compensation and Management Development Committee.

Campion will serve on its Audit and Compliance Committee. He joined Nike in 2007 and since 2015, has served as Executive Vice President and CFO, with responsibility for all aspects of strategy and financial management.

Ge Mahe joined Apple in 2008, overseeing the development of cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Near Field Communication, location and motion technologies for nearly every Apple product. She also played a key role in developing new China-specific features for iPhone and iPad. In her current role, she provides leadership and coordination across Apple’s China-based team. She will join the Starbucks’ Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

“We are pleased to welcome Ritch, Andy and Isabel as new independent directors to the Starbucks board,” Starbucks Chair Myron E Ullman III says.

“The addition of these directors complements our existing skills and experiences, and we are confident they will provide valuable perspectives as we continue to execute our strategy, drive growth and build long-term shareholder value for Starbucks.”

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