Orin C. Smith

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1942 –

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Who is Orin C. Smith?

Orin C. Smith was President and Chief Executive Officer of Starbucks Corporation from 2000 to 2005. He joined Starbucks as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1990, became President and Chief Operating Officer in 1994, and became a director of Starbucks in 1996. Prior to joining Starbucks, Mr. Smith spent most of his career in management consulting with Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Smith is a director of Nike, Inc. and is the Lead Director of The Walt Disney Company. He also serves as Chairman of the Starbucks Foundation, Vice Chairman of the University of Washington Board of Regents and member of the Conservation International Board of Directors. Smith graduated from the University of Washington in 1965 and the Harvard Business School in 1967. Mr. Smith is the recipient of many honors and awards, including the highest honor given to graduates of the Harvard Business School and one of Business Week's best managers in 2004.

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Born
1942
Also known as
  • Orin Smith
Ethnicity
  • Caucasian race
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • MBA, Harvard Business School
    ( - 1967)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Washington
    ( - 1965)
Employment
  • President and CEO, Starbucks
    (2000 - 2005)
  • President and Chief Operating Officer, Starbucks
    (1994 - 2000)
  • Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Starbucks
    (1990 - 1994)
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Danzas USA, DHL Global Forwarding
    (1989 - 1990)
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Northern Air Freight
    (1987 - 1989)
  • Chief Policy and Finance Officer, Washington, Office of Management and Budget
    (1985 - 1987)
  • Deloitte
    (1980 - 1985)
  • Chief Policy and Finance Officer, Washington, Office of Management and Budget
    (1977 - 1980)
  • Deloitte
    (1969 - 1977)
  • Boeing

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on July 23, 2013

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