Damien has served as Regional Vice President for Whole Foods Market in the United Kingdom since 2019.  Prior to joining the company, Damien was the head of stores for Sainsbury’s in the UK. Damien has spent more than a decade leading organizations such as Aldi as an operations director, a national pub and restaurant chain as retail director and tech start-up as a consultant. Before embarking on his retail career, Damien served in the British Army working with multi-national coalitions across the globe. Damien and his wife, Catherine, have two daughters and a Labrador retriever. As an avid outdoorsman, Damien can often be found foraging in the countryside and getting back to nature.