James D. White joined Jamba Juice December 1, 2008 as President and Chief Executive Officer. In additional to his leadership responsibilities for Jamba Juice, he is also the Chairman of the Board. Previously, James was Senior Vice-President of Consumer Brands for Safeway Stores with responsibility for Brand Strategy, Innovation, Manufacturing and Commercial Sales (2005-2008) and was SVP of Business Development, North America at the Gillette Company where his responsibilities included Centralized Marketing, Sales, Retail Execution, Marketing Planning and Canadian Operations (2002-2005). James also held executive and management roles with Nestle Purina Petcare Company (1987-2002) and the Coca-Cola Company (1983-1987).
James received his MBA from Fontbonne University and holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia. In addition to his Board responsibilities for Jamba Juice, James also sits on the Board of Directors for The Organic Center and Daymon Worldwide and is a member of the PTA Advisory Board. He is a current member of The Executive Leadership Council.