Hans Melotte

Executive Vice President
Starbucks Global Supply Chain

Hans Melotte is Executive Vice President, Starbucks Global Supply Chain. He is responsible for Starbucks‘ end-to-end supply chain, as well as quality and food safety operations globally. He serves on the Starbucks Leadership Team. Prior to joining Starbucks, he spent more than 25 years in a variety of leadership roles in multiple regions with highly respected companies and consumer brands. Most recently, he served as the Johnson & Johnson Chief Procurement Officer. Prior to this, he worked at Proctor & Gamble and Coopers & Lybrand. Hans Melotte holds a master’s degree in business from the university of Louvain near Brussels, Belgium. He was named as one of the Top 10 Most Influential and Thought Leader CPOs in the United States in 2013 and was honored as the Procurement Leader of the Year in 2010. Hans Melotte also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Supply Management.