president, Global Channel Development
Duncan Moir is president, Starbucks Global Channel Development, with responsibility for leadership of the Starbucks business and Brand experience outside of the company’s retail stores. Global Channel Development brings Starbucks to homes and on-the-go through Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Foodservice and Ready-to-Drink (RTD) products, available in 65 countries.
Duncan leads the growth and execution of the Global Coffee Alliance with Nestlé, focused on bringing Starbucks premium packaged coffee and tea products to consumers around the world. He and his team are also responsible for leading the growth and development of Starbucks global RTD partnerships, including the Pepsi North America Coffee Partnership, and Teavana Craft Iced Tea and Evolution Fresh businesses.
Before joining Starbucks in January 2015, Duncan was International Vice President for McNeil Nutritionals, a division of Johnson & Johnson that marketed innovative nutritional products such as Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Lactaid, Viactiv and Benecol. Earlier in his career, Duncan held a variety of marketing and business unit leadership roles at Unilever that included leading integration of the Bestfoods Brands. Duncan also lived in Milan, Italy, leading the Unilever culinary business which included the development and geographic expansion of the Bertolli Brand.
Duncan holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Leicester University, England, and completed the executive development program at Wharton Business School. As an ambassador for the charity Send A Cow, Duncan is a passionate supporter of their work in rural Africa. He lives in Seattle with his wife Kathy while his two children continue their college education, one in the UK and the other in Sydney, Australia. Duncan is an avid sports fan and food enthusiast.