At present, women make up for 29 percent of workforce at the 50-50 JV between Starbucks Coffee and Tata Global Beverages.
The company on Thursday said it hopes to achieve the objective by the next World Environment Day, June 5.
The premium coffee chain is increasing the number of roll outs as it is getting overall good consumer response, said Tata Global Beverages.
Key challenges for the company remains in terms competitive intensity in the mass market. Having said that price hike taken by the company for three key domestic tea brands provides some solace.
Gurnaney will be the third head of the company since its entry in October 2012 and will be responsible for driving the overall strategic direction and vision and further strengthening business.
Tata Starbucks CEO Sumitro Ghosh said he sees India becoming one of Starbuck's top five markets in the long-term.
Shares of Tata Global Beverage rose 3 percent intraday on Wednesday. The company‘s joint venture company between Starbucks Corporation is making good business in India. Coffee chain Tata Starbucks posted sales of Rs. 235 crore in FY 2015-16, registering a growth of 39 percent on account of its expansion in leading metros.
Tata Starbucks is setting its eyes on capturing a larger slice of the Indian market.
The company also revealed that the newly-unveiled Windows 10-based phones - Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL - will be released in the country in December this year.
The India-born CEO will also deliver a keynote address at â€˜Microsoft‘s Future Unleashed‘ event here that will bring together 3,000 industry thought leaders, enterprise heads, developers and entrepreneurs.
Tetley, Tata Tea, EOC Coffee and Himalayan are the key brands on which the company is focusing, he said replying to shareholders at the AGM.
The youngest CEO in Tata Corporate and 2002 batch alumnus of NMIMS Mumbai, Avani Davda received IMC Distinguished Alumni Awards 2015 ...
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has rejected product approval applications of Tata Starbucks, Kellogg's and McCain due to lack of sufficient supporting documents for safety assessment, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.
Tata Starbucks had launched its first store in Mumbai in October 2012. John Culver, Group President, Starbucks Coffee China and Asia Pacific said the company would continue to invest in India.
The company insists that both JV partners, Tata Global Beverages and Starbucks, are extremely happy with Starbucks' performance and trajectory in India and will be entering new markets in its second year of operation.
Tata Starbucks, the 50:50 joint venture between Starbucks Coffee Company and Tata Global Beverages Ltd, has appointed Manmeet Vohra as Director, Marketing and Category.
In order to increase presence in India, US coffee chain Starbucks is looking at ways to work with local coffee growing communities with focus on agronomy, sustainable farming practices and creating jobs.
Starbucks finally opened its first store in India on Friday at Horniman Circle in South Mumbai. But the key question is whether it will meet its initial expansion targets?