Californian specialty coffee roaster and marketer, Peet's Coffee & Tea, has announced that Hilary Billings, chairman and chief marketing officer for RedEnvelope, has joined Peet's Board of Directors. Billings brings more than 14 years of experience in merchandising, retail and brand development to Peet's Board. H. William Jesse, Jr, chairman of the board, commented: "We are extremely pleased that Hilary Billings has joined the Board of Directors. With her extensive brand-building experience and proven track record, Hilary will bring valuable strategic and consumer insight to the organization."