As Chairman of Starbucks China, Belinda focuses on delivering a holistic, long-term strategy for Starbucks, to achieve sustainable, high-quality growth in its largest and fastest growing international market. She is also responsible for exploring strategic investments and partnerships in China’s vibrant tech landscape, as well as elevating social impact via the Beijing Starbucks Foundation. She is a member of Starbucks global executive leadership team, contributing more than 20 years of rich field knowledge and leadership in the Asia Pacific region. Belinda serves on the Faculty Advisory Board for her alma mater, the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business, and is an Independent Non-executive Director for Hysan Development Company and Television Broadcasts Limited. In 2020, she was among only 10 recipients to be presented the “Magnolia Gold Award” by the Shanghai Municipal Government, in recognition of her continued outstanding contributions towards Shanghai’s economic and social development.
Chairman and CEO
As Chairman and CEO, Dani has transformed the small outerwear manufacturer founded by his grandfather into a global performance luxury lifestyle brand. He has played a central role transitioning the business into a consumer facing brand, developing international markets and building a world-class team of senior business leaders. Dani has also been a staunch champion for Made in Canada manufacturing, and he has been recognized for his unwavering passion for authenticity and bringing more of Canada to the world. Dani was recognized as Canada’s Most Admired CEO in 2020, awarded Global Visionary of the Year by The Globe & Mail’s Report on Business in 2019, appointed to the Order of Ontario in 2019 and the Order of Canada in 2016, was named Canada’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 by Ernst & Young, and was a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 award in 2008. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Polar Bears International, and on the Board of Casper and Mount Sinai Hospital, as well as the Advisory Board for Students on Ice.
Member of the Nominating & Governance Committee