Whole Foods Market Chief Operating Officer Jason Buechel will participate in a Fast Company Innovation Festival keynote panel on Sept. 28, where he will discuss how Whole Foods Market’s purpose and core values have successfully guided the company through its decades of growth and evolution. Buechel will join the “Refreshing Your Brand: Why Authenticity is Key in a Post-Pandemic World” panel at 9:45 a.m., Eastern Time.

Those interested in viewing the virtual panel discussion can register here.

Buechel’s remarks will focus on:

  • Steps taken to support Team Members, customers and communities through the pandemic, guided by Whole Foods Market’s purpose and core values
  • Leadership principles exemplified by Team Members who participate in Whole Foods Market’s Culture Champions program
  • Recent efforts to improve the customer experience through technology and channel investments

As Chief Operating Officer, Buechel provides operational leadership for Whole Foods Market’s 525+ locations across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. In addition, Buechel oversees the company’s technology, supply chain and distribution, cross-functional business integration and Team Member Services (HR) functions.


About Whole Foods Market

For more than 40 years, Whole Foods Market has been the world’s leading natural and organic foods retailer. As the first certified organic national grocer, Whole Foods Market has more than 500 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. To learn more about Whole Foods Market, please visit https://wmn-live.frb.io/.



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