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Belinda Wong, chief executive officer, Starbucks China (Photo: Business Wire)
SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced the promotion of Belinda Wong from president to chief executive officer of Starbucks China. Wong has been instrumental in Starbucks unprecedented growth in China – from 400 stores in 2011 to over 2,300 stores today – by leading on the foundational values of Starbucks mission and driving meaningful innovation for Starbucks partners (employees) and local customers in China. In this role, Wong will oversee Starbucks plans to double its scale to operate 5,000 stores in China by 2021. She will continue to report to John Culver, group president, Starbucks Global Retail.
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