Olivier Goudet is a French businessperson who has been at the helm of 12 different companies. He occupies the position of Chairman of Panera Bread Co., Chairman at Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corp., Chairman at Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc., Chairman at Caribou Coffee Co., Inc., Chairman at Jacobs Douwe Egberts NL BV, Chairman of Koninklijke Douwe Egberts BV, Non-Executive Chairman of JDE Peet's NV, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner at JAB Holding Co. SARL and Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner at JAB Holding Co. LLC. Mr. Goudet is also on the board of 11 other companies.
In the past Mr. Goudet was Independent Chairman at Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, Principal at Valeo SE, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President for Mars, Inc., Group Finance Director at Valeo Groupe Americas, Chairman for Pret A Manger (Europe) Ltd. and Chairman for Pret A Manger Ltd.
He received an undergraduate degree from ESSEC Business School and an undergraduate degree from École Centrale Paris.