Howard Mark Schultz

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Howard Schultz, a 60 years-old American businessman, is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Starbucks.

 

Education

Howard Schultz has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from the Northern Michigan University, in 1975.

 

Experience

Howard Schultz started his career at Xerox Corporation, he was a salesperson. He became the General Manager of Hammarplast, a drip coffee maker manufacturer, in 1980. In 1981, he moved to Starbucks and became their Marketing Director. He quit Starbucks in 1985 and opened Il Giornale, a coffee shop which quickly became successful. In 1987, he bought Starbucks and expanded it.

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Anecdotes

Schultz used to own of the NBA basket ball team, Seattle SuperSonics.

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