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Whole Foods Market Inc (WFM.OQ)

WFM.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Elstrott

67 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Anthony Gallo

62 2010 President, Chief Operating Officer

John Mackey

62 2010 Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director

Walter Robb

62 2010 Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director

Glenda Flanagan

62 1988 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jason Buechel

37 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

David Lannon

49 2012 Executive Vice President - Operations

Kenneth Meyer

47 2012 Executive Vice Presidents - Operations

James Sud

63 2001 Executive Vice President - Growth and Business Development

Sulzberger Greene

55 2003 Independent Director

S. Hassan

67 2005 Independent Director

Stephanie Kugelman

68 2008 Independent Director

Jonathan Seiffer

44 2008 Independent Director

Morris Siegel

66 2003 Independent Director

Jonathan Sokoloff

57 2008 Independent Director

Ralph Sorenson

82 1994 Independent Director

William Tindell

62 2008 Independent Director

Cindy Mccann

Vice President of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Elstrott

Dr. John B. Elstrott is Independent Chairman of the Board of Whole Foods Market, Inc. since 2009 and has served as a director of the Company since 1995, serving as Lead Director from 2001 to 2009. Dr. Elstrott is an Emeritus Professor of Entrepreneurship and the founding director of the Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business, which he started in 1991. Dr. Elstrott served as a director and member of the audit, compensation and nominating and governance committees of the board of directors of Stewart Enterprises, Inc. from April 2011 to December 2013; Dr. Elstrott served as Stewart’s lead independent director from January 2012 to December 2013. Dr. Elstrott has a PhD in Economics and significant business experience, including over 40 years of experience as an entrepreneur and investor.

Anthony Gallo

Mr. Anthony C. Gallo is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company, since May 2010. Prior to that, he was co-President and co-Chief Operating Officer since September 2004. Mr. Gallo also served as Chief Operating Officer from December 2003 to September 2004. Mr. Gallo has held various positions with the Company and with Bread & Circus, Inc., which was acquired by the Company in October 1992, including Vice President and President of the North Atlantic Region, and Executive Vice President of Operations.

John Mackey

Mr. John P. Mackey is Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director of Whole Foods Market, Inc. He is co-founder of the Company, has served as co-Chief Executive Officer since May 2010, was the Chief Executive Officer from 1978 to May 2010 and was President from June 2001 to October 2004. Mr. Mackey co-authored Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business, a 2013 New York Times and Wall Street Journal best seller.

Walter Robb

Mr. Walter Robb is Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director of Whole Foods Market, Inc. since May 2010. Mr. Robb also served as the co-President and co-Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to May 2010, as Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to September 2004, and as Executive Vice President from 2000 to February 2001. Since joining the Company in 1991, Mr. Robb has also served as Store Team Leader and President of the Northern California Region.

Glenda Flanagan

Ms. Glenda J. Flanagan is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Whole Foods Market, Inc., since December 1988.

Jason Buechel

Mr. Jason J. Buechel is a Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the company. Mr. Buechel joined the Company in 2013 and served as Global Vice President and Chief Information Officer until July 2015. Prior to that, he spent 12 years at Accenture, where he most recently served as Managing Director and Partner in the company’s retail operations practice, leading the retail channels practice for North America. In September 2015, Mr. Buechel was recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the 40 most influential young people in business on its 2015 “40 Under 40” list.

David Lannon

Mr. David Lannon is Executive Vice President - Operations of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Lannon had served as President of the Northern California Region since December 2007 and President of the North Atlantic Region from March 2001 to December 2007. Mr. Lannon has held various positions with the Company and with Bread & Circus, Inc., which was acquired by the Company in October 1992, including Store Team Leader, Director of Store Operations and Vice President of the North Atlantic Region.

Kenneth Meyer

Mr. Kenneth Meyer is Executive Vice President - Operations of Whole Foods Market Inc., Mr. Meyer also served as President of the Mid-Atlantic Region from October 2004 to February 2012. Mr. Meyer has held various positions with the Company and with Fresh Fields Market, which was acquired by the Company in August 1996, including Store Team Leader, Vice President of the Southwest Region, and President of the South Region.

James Sud

Mr. James P. Sud is Executive Vice President - Growth and Business Development of the Company. Mr. Sud joined the Company in May 1997 and served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer until February 2001. Mr. Sud served as a director of the Company from 1980 to 1997.

Sulzberger Greene

Ms. Gabrielle E. Greene-Sulzberger is Independent Director of Whole Foods Market Inc. since 2003. Ms. Sulzberger has served as a Principal of a diversified investment fund, Rustic Canyon/Fontis Partners, LP, since its inception in October 2005. In addition, Ms. Sulzberger served as Chief Financial Officer of the Villanueva Companies, a private holding company with diverse investment interests, from 2002 through 2005. Ms. Sulzberger also serves on the boards of directors of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Brixmor Property Group Inc. Ms. Sulzberger served on the board of directors of Stage Stores, Inc. until June 2015.

S. Hassan

Mr. Shahid Muzaffar Hassan is Independent Director of Whole Foods Market Inc. since 2005. Mr. Hassan has been a General Partner of Greenmont Capital, an investment firm, since 2006. Mr. Hassan was a co-founder, President and CEO of Alfalfa’s Market and President of Wild Oats Marketplace and founded Fresh & Wild, Ltd., an organic food retailer in the United Kingdom, in 1999. Mr. Hassan served as President and Executive Chairman of Fresh & Wild from 1999 until 2004, when it was acquired by the Company.

Stephanie Kugelman

Ms. Stephanie Kugelman is Independent Director of Whole Foods Market, Inc. since November 2008. Ms. Kugelman serves as a principal of A.S.O., A Second Opinion, a strategy and branding consultancy she founded in 2007, and since January 2015 as Vice Chairman at Solera Capital, a private equity firm. She was previously Vice Chairman and Chief Strategic Officer of Young & Rubicam Brands, a worldwide marketing communications company, where she held positions of increasing responsibility commencing in 1971. Ms. Kugelman also serves on the board of directors of HSNi.

Jonathan Seiffer

Mr. Jonathan A. Seiffer is Independent Director of Whole Foods Market, Inc. since December 2008. He is a Senior Partner of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and joined Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. in 1994. Mr. Seiffer has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and private equity.

Morris Siegel

Mr. Morris J. Siegel is Independent Director of Whole Foods Market, Inc., since 2003. Mr. Siegel is currently self-employed, having operated Capital Peaks Investments, an investment firm, since 2002. Mr. Siegel was the co-founder of Celestial Seasonings, Inc., serving as Chairman and CEO from 1970 until 2002. Celestial Seasonings merged with The Hain Food Group, forming The Hain Celestial Group of which Mr. Siegel served as Vice Chairman from 2000 until retiring in 2002. Mr. Siegel also served on the board of directors of Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc. until September 2011.

Jonathan Sokoloff

Mr. Jonathan D. Sokoloff is Independent Director of Whole Foods Market, Inc., since December 2008. He is Managing Partner of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., which he joined in 1990. Mr. Sokoloff served on the board of directors of Rite Aid Corporation until May 2011 and currently serves on the board of directors of The Container Store and Shake Shack Inc.

Ralph Sorenson

Dr. Ralph Z. Sorenson is Independent Director of Whole Foods Market, Inc. since 1994. Dr. Sorenson is the Managing General Partner of the Sorenson Limited Partnership, which focuses on venture capital investments in a diverse range of entrepreneurial startups. Dr. Sorenson is President Emeritus of Babson College (1974-1981); Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the University of Colorado Business School (1992-present); former Chairman and CEO of Barry Wright Corporation, a NYSE company (1981-1989); and a former professor at the Harvard Business School (1964-1974, 1989-1992). Dr. Sorenson is a former director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, a Life Trustee and former Chairman of the Board of the Boston Museum of Science, Trustee Emeritus of Babson College, a member of the President’s Council of Olin College of Engineering, and a director of the Toyota Mobility Foundation. Over the years he has served on the boards of directors of more than a dozen public companies.

William Tindell

Mr. William A. Tindell, III, is Independent Director of Whole Foods Market, Inc. since November 2008. He co-founded The Container Store in 1978 and is its Chairman and CEO. Mr. Tindell serves as the Chairman of the Board of the National Retail Federation, and was inducted into the Retailing Hall of Fame in 2006.

Cindy Mccann

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Elstrott

402,874

Anthony Gallo

2,086,420

John Mackey

1

Walter Robb

2,050,920

Glenda Flanagan

1,540,980

Jason Buechel

883,971

David Lannon

1,616,570

Kenneth Meyer

1,581,220

James Sud

1,592,880

Sulzberger Greene

374,414

S. Hassan

356,036

Stephanie Kugelman

356,707

Jonathan Seiffer

357,333

Morris Siegel

366,784

Jonathan Sokoloff

348,697

Ralph Sorenson

365,436

William Tindell

344,067

Cindy Mccann

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As Of  26 Sep 2015