David Hanson

Vice President And General Manager at Starbucks Corporation

David Hanson has a diverse work experience spanning over several decades. David started their career at Procter & Gamble, where they held various roles including Senior Account Executive and Unit Sales Manager. During this time, they managed sales and customer relationships, and successfully integrated acquisitions. Later, they joined Starbucks, where they served as the Vice President and General Manager for the Asia Pacific Region, responsible for expanding the company's consumer products and foodservice operations. David also held leadership positions at Starbucks, overseeing global specialty business and market planning. In addition, they led the startup of the eCommerce channel and created an online shopping experience at Procter & Gamble. Throughout their career, Hanson has demonstrated expertise in driving growth, developing profitable strategies, and building successful partnerships.

David Hanson completed their Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from Michigan State University, where they studied from 1981 to 1986. David further pursued their education and earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Phoenix between the years 2005 and 2008, specializing in Business Administration and Management.


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    Vice President And General Manager

    April, 2014 - present

  • Vice President Global Specialty Business


  • Vice President Market Planning


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