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B2B Breakfast Series : Christine Day


Business-to-Business Breakfast Speaker

Christine M. Day

Senior Vice President
President, Asia Pacific Group
Starbucks Coffee International

Presents "Coffee in the Land of Tea"

Thursday, January 26, 2006
7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Columbia Tower Club, 75th Floor
701 5th Avenue, Seattle
(no host parking)

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Christine Day leads the overall business in Asia Pacific including Japan. In this role, she is responsible for Starbucks company-owned, joint ventures and licensed markets in Asia Pacific. She joined Starbucks Coffee International two years ago and in her short time in the international business, Christine has made significant contributions to our markets, bringing a wealth of Starbucks experience and knowledge.

Since joining Starbucks in 1987 Christine Day has held numerous positions in the company overseeing such areas as purchasing and store planning, design and construction, and retail operations services. She moved on to manage the Northwest zone, where she revitalized the market and development strategies. As the Vice President of Sales and Operations she managed the Food Service and Licensed Stores division.

In 2001 She became Senior Vice President of North American Strategic Business Systems and has been responsible for store operating systems, productivity systems, management and information systems, and customer relation strategies and systems. In June of 2003, finance and strategic planning were added to her responsibilities and her title was changed to SVP, North American Administration. Ms. Day has always been on the forefront of key initiatives in the organization, and she is proudest of her contributions to the culture of Starbucks.

Day graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in Administration. 
She is a member of the CWU Foundation Board, and Board Member of Select Comfort, a publicly traded company.

Contact the CWU Office of Event Planning at 509.963.2140 for more information.

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