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Howard D. Schultz
July 19, 1953
|Alma mater||Northern Michigan University|
|Occupation||Former Chairman and CEO of Starbucks|
|Net worth||US$2.9 billion (Sept 2015)|
|Spouse(s)||Sheri Kersch Schultz (m. 1982)|
|Children||Eliahu Jordan Schultz
Howard D. Schultz (born July 19, 1953) is an American businessman. He is best known as the former chairman and CEO of Starbucks and a former owner of the Seattle SuperSonics. He was a member of the Board of Directors at Square, Inc..
On June 4, 2018, Schultz announced his retirement as executive chairman.
In January 2019, it was reported that Schultz was considering running as an independent candidate in the election. Schultz announced on January 27, 2019 that he would explore a bid as an independent candidate. However in June 2019, he ruled out a presidential bid citing health concerns. In September 2019, Schultz formally said he would not run saying he would not want to risk re-electing President Donald Trump.
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