Troy Alstead

Troy Alstead has been a director since 2012. He is founder of Harbor O5, developing a new consumer-facing concept to open in 2017, and founder of the Ocean5 Foundation, focused on raising awareness and funding for the sustainability of the world’s oceans and seas. In February 2016 he retired from Starbucks Corporation after 24 years with the company, having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Alstead previously held the positions of Group President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer of Starbucks. He joined Starbucks in 1992 and over the years served in a number of operational, general management, and finance roles. Mr. Alstead spent a decade in Starbucks international business, including roles as Senior Leader of Starbucks International, President Europe/Middle East/Africa headquartered in Amsterdam, and Chief Operating Officer of Starbucks Greater China headquartered in Shanghai. Mr. Alstead brings to the board his broad financial and business perspective developed over many years in the global consumer goods industry.