New President & CEO of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf



The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf – the oldest and largest privately’held specialty premium coffee and tea retailer in the United States-announces the appointment of John Dawson as the brand’s new president and chief executive officer. He replaces Mel Elias, who will assume a position on the board of directors. They will work together to ensure a smooth transition. Elias has served as president and CEO since 2008, and has been with the company since the brand opened its first franchise stores in Singapore in 1996.

Posted by Elise Felicetta


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