Starbucks COO to take extended unpaid leave

Starbucks COO to take extended unpaid leave

Company gives no explanation for planned departure of Troy Alstead

Starbucks Corp. chief operating officer Troy Alstead is taking an extended unpaid leave beginning in March, the company said Thursday.

The company gave no explanation for the planned departure of Alstead, a 23-year Starbucks veteran who has long been seen as a possible handpicked successor to chairman, president and chief executive Howard Schultz.

Alstead and Schultz will offer details on

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