Apparel company Levi Strauss has appointed Troy Alstead to its board of directors, effective April 19.

Alstead has been chief financial officer and chief administrative officer of Starbucks since November 2008. Since joining Starbucks in 1992, Alstead has held several positions with the company, both domestic and international. Previous roles include senior vice president of global finance and business operations and chief operating officer of Starbucks Greater China.

He also was one of the original members of the Starbucks International team, contributing to the development of the international business. He formerly lead the company's business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Before joining Starbucks, Alstead worked in various finance, accounting and auditing roles, domestically and internationally, for NCR Corporation and Egghead Software.

Alstead's appointment increases the size of Levi's board to 10 members.