Rob Mechaley Jr., a cofounder of Clearwire, has joined Kirkland-based Pendrell Corp., formerly ICO Global Communications, as its chief scientist.
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Cliff Burrows expand his role as president of Starbucks U.S. to president, Americas, with responsibility for the United States, Canada, Mexico and Latin America.
John Culver has been named president of Starbucks China and Asia Pacific.
Michelle Gass, most recently president of Seattle’s Best Coffee, a subsidiary of Starbucks Corp., has been named president of Starbucks EMEA and will provide leadership for Starbucks in Europe, the Middle East and Russia.
Michele Radosevich, a partner in the Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine, is president-elect of the Washington State Bar Association. She begins her her term in September 2011 and takes office as president in September 2012.
Bill Stafford, founder and president of the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle, has joined Seattle-based Nyhus Communications as a senior counselor. He will advise the agency on international trade.