Royal Cup, Inc. Names Howard Chapman President Of Office Beverage Division

Nov. 12, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. – Royal Cup, Inc., a leading importer, roaster and distributor of premium and specialty coffees and teas, today announced that Howard Chapman has been named president of the Office Beverage Division. “Howard Chapman is a reflection of our Office Beverage Division, through and through,” said Bill Smith, CEO at Royal Cup. “For years, he has been the architect and originator of the innovative office beverage solutions that have propelled Royal Cup into a leadership position within the industry. With Howard at its helm, we’re confident that the division will continue the impressive market growth it has already achieved under his leadership.”

Chapman has served in a number of key leadership positions in the EspresShip Department and Office Coffee Services division during his 23-year career with Royal Cup. His industry knowledge and impactful, solution-oriented mindset has made him a beacon of customer growth and a go-to resource for executive guidance. “I’m honored to accept this new leadership position with a company I’ve grown with over the course of my professional career,” said Chapman. “I’m confident that our team will continue to set the bar in the office-beverage market by providing sustainable, commonsense solutions backed by the Royal Cup service model.” Chapman exemplifies strong leadership qualities outside of Royal Cup, and has been recognized as an industry leader for his coffee advocacy and volunteer work. He currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors for the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA). 

About Royal Cup, Inc. Royal Cup, Inc. is a major importer, roaster and distributor of premium and specialty coffees and teas for restaurants, hotels, resorts, foodservice companies, business offices and convenience stores throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Established in 1896, Royal Cup is a family-owned company dedicated to providing sensational service for each customer. For more information, visit


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