Whole Foods Market: Names Chief Information Officer

Austin / TX. (wfm) Whole Foods Market, the world´s largest organic and natural foods supermarket, announces it is hiring Jason J. Buechel as Global Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the company. Starting in January 2013, Buechel will report directly to Co-CEO Walter Robb and Chief Financial Officer Glenda Flanagan. As a member of the company´s global leadership team, Buechel will be responsible for all aspects of information technology at Whole Foods Market. He will oversee the technology team at the global headquarters in Austin, Texas and twelve regional offices around the country and in the United Kingdom. «In addition to enhancing our existing IT capabilities, Jason will play a significant role in helping expand and improve our customer experience through the use of technology. We are thrilled to have him join our team», said Walter Robb. Buechel comes to Whole Foods Market following a distinguished twelve year career at Accenture, where he served most recently as a Senior Executive and Managing Director within the Retail Operations Practice.

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