Our People

Meet the dedicated experts, artisans, and team members at the heart of Peet's.

  • Eric Lauterbach

    President

    Eric oversees employees and business across all channels—Retail, CPG, Food Service, Office Coffee, E-commerce—and subsidiaries, including Intelligentsia Coffee, Stumptown Coffee.

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  • Rosy Gu

    Chief Financial Officer

    Rosy Gu joined Peet’s Coffee in 2019 as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Rosy brings tremendous depth, experience, and perspective to Peet’s, having worked globally across a wide range of consumer, food, and service industries.

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  • Salih Salih

    Chief Supply Chain Officer

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  • Erica Brown

    President, Retail

    Erica has been with Peet’s since 2012 and today leads strategy, operations and growth for all retail concepts, including company owned Coffeebars, as well as Food Service and Licensed Partners currently delivering branded coffee and tea retail experiences.

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  • Doug Welsh

    VP Coffee & Roastmaster

    Doug has been the Vice President and Roastmaster since 2004. His relationship with Peet's began as a customer while earning degrees at the University of California.

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  • Kristin Ashurst

    General Counsel

    Kristin joined Peet’s in 2010 and holds the position of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Kristin oversees legal, corporate governance and risk management for Peet’s and its subsidiaries.

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  • Allan Smith

    VP Chief Information Officer

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