Starbucks Corp.'s former chief operating officer Troy Alstead has resigned from the company, effective immediately, the coffee retailer said Tuesday. Alstead had been on a sabbatical since March 1, 2015 and had informed the company earlier this month that he would not be returning, according to a regulatory filing. Shares of Starbucks were mostly flat in after-hours trading after gaining 3.1% in the regular session.
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