Johnson, Schultz's successor, said he was comforted by the fact that Schultz will stay on as executive chairman of the coffeehouse when Johnson becomes CEO on April 3.
The announcement comes as Starbucks is heavily focused on growing its business overseas.
"Starbucks has succeeded because of our people".
The coffee giant is ramping up efforts at time when the unemployment rate is on the decline (it fell to 4.7% at the end of February) by opening up 3,400 stores in the U.S.by 2021.
Johnson and Schultz sat down with CNN's Poppy Harlow this week to discuss the United States political climate and its impact on worldwide business. Starbucks also is trying to lure more diners with a gluten-free breakfast sandwich and vegan bagel.
Schultz said that Starbucks' social mission is especially important in 2017, at "a time when hate and violence, both at home and overseas, threaten our shared values". But Schultz does support some of Trump's campaign promises. Starbucks said it is helping to jump-start their careers by giving them their first job.
But Schultz said no matter what happens in Washington, Starbucks can weather the storm. Starbucks has now hired 40,000. "[It] gives me some comfort that not only do we have the opportunity, but we've got the leadership and a world-class leadership team to take us into the future".
"I'm committed to doing everything I can as a private citizen to try and elevate the national conversation about these issues", Schultz said. Opportunity youth are young people, often African American or Latino, who are not in school or are unemployed.
The public has long speculated whether Schultz will run for political office himself.
Johnson intends to carry on Schultz's tradition of balancing business with promoting social causes.
The company surpassed its goal to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses by the 2018 deadline, and now plans to increase its hiring goal to 25,000 by 2025.
In January, the coffee chain had made a huge uproar in social media after it announced to hire 10,000 refugees globally in the next five years. Starbucks exceeded that goal also.
When asked about the discrepancy by Harlow, Schultz reiterated that Starbucks hasn't seen any negative blowback.
Johnson said Starbucks has already deployed measures to improve the customer experience and reduce congestion inside its stores.
"I could not be more optimistic, more excited, and more bullish about the opportunities that we have at a time in America where there is great uncertainty politically, where there's a seismic change in consumer behavior", he told Cramer.
Johnson said he's ready to take on the tall order of replacing Schultz, who is credited as the mastermind behind Starbucks' meteoric rise from small Seattle coffee shop to household name.
"All these things, I think, are part and parcel with building the kind of company that has a conscience", Schultz said.
It was a great chance and would prove a costly miss for the visitors as just past the half-hour mark and Tottenham won a penalty. Spurs have only once had a better overall record at this stage of a top-flight campaign - in their title-winning 1960-61 season.
On the mileage front, the diesel scores with 25.5 km per litre while the petrol version delivers 17.5 km per litre. It comes with a 1.2 litre i-VTEC Petrol engine which has a capacity to churn out 89 bhp and a torque of 110 Nm.
Kennedy International Airport, Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, as well Montreal and Detroit. Then, sometime this afternoon, Royal Jordanian deleted that tweet , further adding to the confusion.
So I thought it makes sense to see it as a real opportunity and not pushing some special pressure on it. "It's impossible. We cannot change this but we will be there and I'm more interested in the mood we go there in, what can we do there.
Have you snapped up any of the new controller designs? This controller goes for $70 and starts shipping worldwide on April 25. Now we're seeing another revision with the newly announced Xbox One Controller - Recon Tech Series.
During the talks with Mnuchin, Aso said free trade has contributed to global economic growth and protectionism should be resisted. Finance ministers reportedly attempted to draft new language that would satisfy the US on the question of bilateral trade.
Singh Badnore administered the oath of office and secrecy to Captain and nine members of his Cabinet at the Raj Bhawan here. Nearly all the leaders made sure to exchange pleasantries with Chief Minister's best friend.
This is necessary for eBay since Amazon can deliver an item within an hour and let you track packages to an exact spot on the map. EBay is the latest retailer to beef up its shipping options for customers, as speed is becoming a necessity for many these days.
The Apple Pencil digital stylus was also introduced at the same time, enabling people to draw on the tablet more easily. The A9 chip that powers the Apple iPhone 6s will reportedly be found under the hood of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro sequel.
A federal judge in Maryland is the second to issue an injunction preventing enforcement of President Trump's revised travel ban. More than 2,500 miles away, US District Judge Derrick Watson halted the rollout of the ban nationwide .
Also launching on May 19 are the Alm and Celica amiibo figures, available only as a set at a suggested retail price of $24.99. Nintendo clearly thinks they're onto something here as the game has scored a Limited Edition that fans might dig.
He recovered so well that he came to the 18th realising he needed one more birdie to apply pressure on Leishman. But he got up and down, making a two-metre nerve-tester to save par, and moved to the par-four 18th.
Keatt's Seahawks lost a close game to Virginia 76-71 on Thursday in the opening round of this year's NCAA tournament. UNC Wilmington's three straight regular season titles helped him accumulate a 41-13 league mark.
Her son was driven to the airport by a friend, according to TMZ , and Chris told the friend to take the auto home and park it. NY wrote that the mother of Aaron Anderson said her son drove DePaola's son, Chris , to the airport Thursday.
The company is offering Dollars 250 million of common stock and USD 750 million of convertible senior notes due in 2022. Elon Musk meanwhile, the company's CEO, still holds a majority share of the company at about 21 percent.
As of 2016 the USA had already lost about 4.4 million of the 4.5 million honeybee colonies it had in 2006, Reuters reports. Bees depend on wildflowers to grow and because of climate change, their supply is running out, leading to colony collapse.
Elsewhere on the internet, Donald Trump Jr, Donald Trump's eldest son, made a decision to share an article from seven months ago. The White House is condemning the attacks in London involving a vehicle rampage and knife attack.
Macron, following revelations of payments by Parliament to his wife and children as well as loans and lavish gifts from friends. The trained lawyer has worked hard to purge the National Front of the anti-Semitism and overt racism bequeathed by her father.
And immediately on the next day after earnings announcement, the stock inclined 0.86% and closed its trading session at $64.76. The Next Year EPS growth is 7.8%, Long term annual growth estimate of 6.33%, Annual EPS growth past 5 years of 3.7 percent.
The army said the incident set off sirens in Jewish settlement communities in the Jordan Valley, part of the West Bank. Iranian-backed Hezbollah has been fighting inside Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad against the rebels.
EUROPEAN OPTIMISM: Stock markets across the Atlantic rose, with the French CAC 40 up 0.6% and Germany's DAX up 0.5%. Utility stocks in the S&P 500 index lost 1.1 percent, the biggest loss among the 11 sectors that make up the index.
In response to this, Nintendo will be doubling production from next month onwards in an effort to catch up with strong demand. This would put it on a similar course to the Wii, Nintendo's best-selling console ever which sold over 100 million units .