Rosalind Brewer, a member of IWF Georgia, was named Chief Operating Officer of Starbucks this week. Read an excerpt from an NBC News report on her announcement below.
“Former Sam’s Club executive Rosalind Brewer has been named the new chief operating officer and group president of Starbucks, the company announced Wednesday. Brewer is the first woman and African-American to hold the position.
“Brewer joined Starbucks in March as part of the 14-member board of directors. She served in several executive leadership positions at Walmart and is formerly the Sam’s Club President CEO, where she became the first woman and African-American to lead a division of the Walmart brand.
“Brewer, a ‘passionate customer’ of Starbucks with a name one could say is destiny, is excited about her new role.”
Read the full story here.