Troy Alstead became CFO and CAO at Starbucks Corporation toward the end of 2008. This gives him responsibility for the firm’s international finance, technology, and supply chain operations. He focuses on Starbucks’ business and fiscal strategies, decisions, and implementation for both its short- and long-term strategies. Other roles he has held at the company have been in both domestic and international spheres through finance and managerial roles such as: head of corporate finance; accounting; tax; treasury; fiscal management; decision support; planning and business development worldwide. In addition, Alstead led the operations and development of the international business as VP for Starbucks Coffee International, as well as for its operations in Europe, Middle East, and Africa as interim president of that regional business unit. He was also COO at Starbucks Greater China. Alstead has been with the company since 1992.