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beverage service company executive

Martin Patrick Coles, Welsh former beverage service company executive.


Coles, Martin Patrick was born on July 24, 1955 in Cardiff, Wales.


Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, University Wales, 1977.


Manager production The Proctor & Gamble Company. Vice president manufacturing, logistics, customer service, and franchised bottling operations Pepsi Cola, Inc., 1987—1992. Dir, Logistics for Europe Nike Inc., 1992—1994, executive vice president, global sales, 1997—2000, vice president, general manager Nike Europe, 1994—1997.

President, Chief Executive Officer Letsbuyit.com, 2000—2001. Senior vice president Internat Operations Gateway, Inc., 2001. Executive vice president of Global Operating Units Reebok International, Ltd., 2001—2002, executive vice president, 2001—2004, president, Chief Executive Officer, 2002—2004.

President Starbucks Coffee International, 2004—2007, 2008—2009. Chief operating officer Starbucks Corporation, 2007—2008.