Co-CEO, Whole Foods Market
Walter Robb is co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, a position he has held since 2010, and a member of the board. He joined the company in 1991 after a long career in natural foods retail. Robb opened his first natural foods store in 1976 in Weaverville, CA, running it for ten years before becoming a manager for Living Foods stores. Following a brief stint as an organic rice vendor, he partnered with Whole Foods to build and run a store in Mill Valley, CA, later becoming president of the company’s Northern Pacific Region. Robb chairs the Whole Kids Foundation and Whole Cities Foundation and works his own organic garden.