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Mackey takes reins

AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market Inc. announced on November 2 that cofounder John Mackey will take the helm as sole chief executive officer, ending a six-year experiment with a dual-CEO structure. The announcement came as Whole Foods reported its first annual decline in comparable-store sales since 2009. As part of the streamlining, Walter Robb

John Mackey to become sole CEO at Whole Foods

John Mackey to become sole CEO at Whole Foods

AUSTIN, Texas – Whole Foods Market co-founder John Mackey will take the reins as sole chief executive officer of the company, as Walter Robb steps down from his post as co-chief executive officer. Robb, who will officially end his responsibilities as co-CEO on December 31, will remain on the company’s board of directors and will

Whole Foods warned by FDA

AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market Inc. co-chief executive officers John Mackey and Walter Robb received a letter from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month that no food industry executive wants to receive — one warning the co-chiefs of “serious violations” that came to light in February after FDA officials inspected one of