Bringing Starbucks to India: The Inside Story


Private Members-Only Event

Join Tata Starbucks Limited CEO, Avani Saglani Davda, as she shares insights on the journey of bringing the world-renowned roasts of Starbucks to India. From local sourcing and distinct offerings to the unique Starbucks experience, learn about the Starbucks India-entry strategy, the landmark joint venture with Tata Global Beverages, future plans for the brand, and how this alliance maps broader opportunities in the Indian market.

Avani Saglani Davda is the Chief Executive Officer of Tata Starbucks Limited, the 50/50 joint venture between Starbucks Coffee Company and Tata Global Beverages Limited. In this role, she provides overall strategic direction and leadership to the joint venture in India. She also played a pivotal role in the development of the joint venture relationship between the two companies in preparation for entry into the India market. Prior to this, she worked in the Vice Chairman’s office for Tata Global Beverages, where she was responsible for driving and facilitating key strategies and initiatives for the company as well as Marketing and Business Development assignments.

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This programme falls under the AsiaBuzz series, which is a networking series designed to showcase experts from diverse backgrounds in an evening of drinks, discussions, and exchanges. Previous speakers we have hosted include CEO of Datawind Suneet Singh Tuli, Head of Global Investment for Goldman Sachs’ South East Asia Operations Brooks Entwhistle, Hammered Dulcimer musician Max ZT and actor and comedian Vir Das.

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Event Details

Fri 01 Mar 2013
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
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