Salesforce said Corey duBrowa will join the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. duBrowa, who starts at Salesforce in July, will report to Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff.
“Corey is an extraordinary executive who brings a wealth of communications experience to Salesforce,” said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, Salesforce. “He is the perfect person to lead our communications in our next phase of growth, and we are thrilled to have him as part of our team.”
“Salesforce is a company that I’ve long admired for its pioneering technology leadership, uncompromising customer focus and its commitment to creating positive social impact,” said Corey duBrowa. “It’s an exciting time to join Salesforce and I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of its future.”
Most recently Corey duBrowa served as Senior Vice President, Global Communications for Starbucks. During his seven-year tenure, he led the development and execution of global communications strategies to enhance and protect the Starbucks brand and corporate reputation as it grew from forty countries to seventy-five. Prior to joining Starbucks, duBrowa spent a decade at WE Worldwide, most recently serving as President of the Americas Region and Business Development, working with clients such as Microsoft, AMD, T-Mobile and Toshiba. duBrowa also spent six years at Nike in a variety of global communications and management roles.
Corey duBrowa holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of Oregon. He was President of the University of Oregon Alumni Association for two years and served on its board of directors for seven. He was also President of the School of Journalism and Communications Advisory Council from 2012-2014. duBrowa was added to both the Arthur W. Page Society Board of Trustees and the Board of Advisors for the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy in 2016.