John Culver

Group President-International at Starbucks Corp.

John Culver

John Culver

Group President-International at Starbucks Corp.

Career Highlights

Starbucks Coffee International, Inc.
SBI Nevada, Inc.
Starbucks Coffee Asia Pacific Ltd.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Starbucks Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer, Starbucks China at Starbucks Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Caveman Foods LLC

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Former Chief Executive Officer & Director at Starbucks Coffee Korea Co., Ltd.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at PizzaExpress Group Holdings Ltd.

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Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Starbucks Corp.

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Chairman at Alta Growth Capital Management Mexico (GP) LLC

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Co-Founder at Schultz Family Foundation

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Starbucks Corp.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Starbucks Corp.

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John Culver
Group President-International at Starbucks Corp.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Hotel & Restaurant Administration

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Career History
Group President-International
2002 - Current

Starbucks Corp. engages in the production, marketing, and retailing of specialty coffee. It operates through the following segments: Americas; China/Asia Pacific (CAP); Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Channel Development. The Americas, CAP, EMEA segments sells coffee and other beverages, complementary food, packaged coffees, single-serve coffee products, and a focused selection of merchandise through company-oriented stores, and licensed stores. The Channel Development segment include sales of packaged coffee, tea, and ready-to-drink beverages to customers outside of its company-operated and licensed stores. The company brands include Evolution Fresh, Teavana, Tazo Tea and Seattle's Best. Starbucks was founded by Jerry Baldwin and Howard D. Schultz on November 4, 1985 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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2007 - Prior

Starbucks Coffee International, Inc. manufactures and sells coffee related products. It purchases, roasts, and sells whole bean coffees, brewed coffees, Italian-style espresso beverages, and cold blended beverages. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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Awards & Honors
Florida State University - College of Business Hall of Fame
Chengdu, FU, China
2013 Fortune Global Forum

Since 1995, the Fortune Global Forum has convened world leaders and the heads of global business—the chairmen, presidents, and CEOs of the world’s largest companies—on the dynamic frontiers of international commerce. The most recent Fortune Global Forum was held in Chengdu, China, in June, 2013, bringing the most distinguished group of business leaders ever to visit Western China.

2012 Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference

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