Chris Carr

by Justin Cates
Chris Carr
Chief Operations Officer
Serves on Board of Directors for: Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., REI

Chris Carr is the Chief Operations Officer of sweetgreen.

Previously, Carr served as Executive Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer, where he was responsible for enhancing the enterprise-wide, global strategic sourcing and supplier relationship capabilities.

From 2014 to 2016, Carr was Starbucks’ EVP, Americas Licensed Stores, where he was responsible for the strategic planning, operations, market planning and sales for 6,500 licensed retail stores. As EVP, U.S. Retail Stores from 2012 to 2014, he was accountable for the brand and customer experience at 13,000 U.S. company- operated and licensed retail stores.

Prior to Starbucks, Carr spent eighteen years with ExxonMobil developing, leading and implementing retail operational strategies for its Global Fuels Marketing downstream businesses.

Carr also serves as a Trustee of Howard University, and a Trustee of the University of San Diego.

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