Starbucks names Kevin Johnson president, COO

Starbucks names Kevin Johnson president, COO

Johnson to replace Troy Alstead, who is planning sabbatical

Starbucks Corp. has named former technology industry executive Kevin Johnson president and chief operating officer, the company said Thursday.

Johnson, who has served on Starbucks’ board since 2009, will replace Troy Alstead, who currently holds the COO role and plans to begin a sabbatical in March, Starbucks chairman, president and CEO Howard Schultz told analysts in a call following

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