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Whole Foods Market's Exclusive Keynote



Monday, the 21st of September from 12:00 to 13:00


"30 Years of Retailing in The U.S.
Whole Foods Market: 
Past, Present and Future"


Rob Twyman

Rob TWYMAN - President Northern California Region - Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market, Inc. is a leading foods supermarket  chain specializing in Organic Food in the U.S. that first opened on September 20, 1980

Rob Twyman began his natural foods career in 1983, working at Bread & Circus, a small natural foods market, in Massachusetts.  In 1991, Rob started a natural foods restaurant in San Francisco, CA which he operated for two years before joining Whole Foods Market in Mill Valley, CA in 1993. 

Over the past twenty years, Rob’s career has led him across the United States with Whole Foods Market, leading various stores including three in New York City. Rob was the Regional Vice President for Whole Foods Markets’ Northeast Region from 2007-2012.

Rob has been the President for Whole Foods Markets’ Northern California region since 2012 overseeing; 9,000 employees, 43 stores, a micro-brewery, a coffee-roasting and distribution facility. Rob is also an executive board member for the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Sciences and board member of The Whole Planet Foundation.