Chairman and CEO, Starbucks
Nearly two years after reclaiming the reins of his coffeehouse empire, Schultz is still working to turn it around.
Starbucks' stock has been marching steadily upwards towards its 2006 high, and the company reported improved profits for the most recent fiscal quarter.
Despite major layoffs early this year, an 81% positive rating for Schultz shows public approval for his efforts, which include value-priced breakfast combos and its new VIA brand of
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