Whole Foods cofounder and chief executive officer John Mackey

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey to retire in 2022

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey to retire in 2022

AUSTIN — Whole Foods Market co-founder and chief executive officer John Mackey announced Thursday that he will be retiring from his post, effective September 1, 2022. Jason Buechel, who currently serves as Whole Foods’ chief operating officer, will succeed Mackey as CEO. “Honestly, it’s very hard to retire from a company that I have helped to