Thursday, 1 December 2016 Howard Schultz, a self-made billionaire and Starbucks' longtime chairman and CEO, announced on Thursday that he is stepping away from his role as chief executive -- for the second time in 16 years. ......
Howard Schultz, who led Starbucks as it grew from local chain to global brand, said Dec. 1 he will step down as CEO in April. His next effort? Building the company's new venture: very-high-end coffee shops. Photo: Reuters
Howard Schultz will step down as Starbucks CEO on April 3. The 63-year-old will remain as the Seattle-based company's executive chairman, building up Starbucks'... MailOnline - Front PageAlso reported by •bizjournals •Seattle Times •Reuters
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NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz presided over his last annual shareholder meeting as head of the company Wednesday by standing by its pledge to... SeattlePI.com - BusinessAlso reported by •bizjournals •Seattle Times •Reuters