Jan. 7, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM), 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.
, Buechel will report directly to Co-CEO
and Chief Financial Officer
. 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
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
Buechel comes to Whole Foods Market following a distinguished 12 year career at Accenture, where he served most recently as a Senior Executive and Managing Director within the Retail Operations Practice. Buechel was promoted to Partner in 2009 and has worked with leading retailers in the strategic planning, delivery and operational management of IT and business capabilities. Buechel has a Bachelor of Science degree from the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
and is an avid runner, adventure race competitor and traveler.
SOURCE Whole Foods Market