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Former Chiquita exec to head Starbucks global supply chain

Starbucks has appointed Deverl Maserang as EVP of the company’s global supply chain organization. In this role, he will be accountable for end-to-end supply chain operations globally spanning manufacturing, engineering, procurement, distribution, planning, transportation, inventory management and worldwide sourcing.

Previously at Chiquita Brands International, Maserang has more than two decades of experience in global supply chain operations. At Chiquita and Fresh Express, he was responsible for managing the end-to-end supply chain function of approximately 20,000 employees. Prior to that, he held a variety of supply chain roles at Pepsi Bottling Group, United Parcel Service, along with leading various startups in the areas of industrial engineering, operations and supply chain management.

Maserang will report to Troy Alstead, Starbucks CFO and chief administrative officer, and form part of the company’s senior leadership team. 

 

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