Category Archives: Whole Foods Market Inc

Whole Foods Market, Inc. – Major Products and Services

Whole Foods is a global retailer of natural and organic foods, operating natural foods supermarket chains across the US, Canada and the UK. The company provides the following products and services:

Products:

  • Beverages
  • Dietary and nutritional supplements
  • Food
  • Household goods
  • Personal care products

Services:

  • Cooking school
  • In-store catering

Brands:

  • 365 Everyday Value Whole Kids Organic
  • 365 Organic Everyday Value Whole Brands

Ralph Z. Sorenson

Board: Non Executive Board
Job Title: Director
Since: 1994
Age: 72

Mr. Sorenson has been the Director of Whole Foods since 1994. He is Managing Partner of the Sorenson Limited Partnership, a venture investment partnership. He is President Emeritus of Babson College and Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the University Of Colorado College Of Business Administration. Dr. Sorenson also serves as a Director of Eaton Vance Corporation.

Hass Hassan

Board: Non Executive Board
Job Title: Director
Since: 2005
Age: 58

Mr. Hassan has been the Director of Whole Foods since 2005. He Hassan is a General Partner of Greenmont Capital, an investment firm. He founded Fresh & Wild, an organic food retailer in the United Kingdom. Mr. Hassan served as President and Executive Chairman of Fresh & Wild until 2004 when the company was acquired by Whole Foods Market.

Gabrielle E. Greene

Board: Non Executive Board
Job Title: Director
Since: 2003
Age: 45

Ms. Greene has been the Director of Whole Foods since 2003. She is the Chief Financial Officer of the Villanueva Companies since 2002, a private holding company with diverse investment interests. From August 2000 until January 2002, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Crown Services, a construction services company. From January 1998 until August 2000, Ms. Greene was a Partner in BE/Greenwich Street Capital, a private equity firm.

John B. Elstrott

Board: Non Executive Board
Job Title: Director
Since: 1995
Age: 57

Mr. Elstrott has been the Director of Whole Foods since 1995. He is a Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and the Founding Director of the Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business, which was started in 1991. He has been on the Faculty at Tulane since 1982. Mr. Elstrott also serves on the Board of Spectrum Organic Products.