chief executive officer, Tata Starbucks Private Ltd
Sumitro Ghosh is the chief executive officer of Tata Starbucks Private Ltd, the 50/50 joint venture between Starbucks Coffee Company and Tata Global Beverages Limited. In this role, Sumitro provides the overall strategic direction and leadership vision to drive the brand presence, social impact initiatives and business growth across India.
Sumitro was appointed to ceo of Tata Starbucks in January 2016. Prior to this, he worked for Starbucks in the U.S. from 2008-2016. Most recently, he served as the regional vice president, where he was responsible for nearly 600 stores.
He has held positions in general management, operations and real estate development with major companies, including Yum Brands and ARAMARK.
Sumitro received his Bachelor of Arts in Advertising from Michigan State University in the U.S. He lives in Mumbai with his family. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, sports and music.