Avani Saglani Davda is the Chief Executive Officer of Tata Starbucks Limited, the 50/50 joint venture between Starbucks Coffee Company and Tata Global Beverages Limited. In this role, Avani will provide overall strategic direction and leadership to the joint venture in India.
Avani, who has worked for the Tata companies for more than ten years, joined the Tata Group as a TAS (Tata Administrative Service) probationer in 2002. Most recently, she worked in the Vice Chairman’s office for Tata Global Beverages, where she was responsible for driving and facilitating key strategies and initiatives for the company as well as Marketing and Business Development assignments. She also played a pivotal role in the development of the joint venture relationship between the two companies in preparation for entry into the India market.
Avani holds a Masters degree in Management Studies from NMIMS, University of Mumbai and Bachelor degree in Commerce with Honors in Advertising & Media from H.R. College, University of Mumbai.
Avani is based in Mumbai, India, and is married with a son. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling and cruises.