Whole Foods Names Four New Board Members

Austin, Texas Whole Foods Market announced Wednesday that it recently has added four new members to its board of directors, bringing the size of the board to 10. The new board members include Stephanie Kugelman, vice chairman emeritus of Young & Rubicam Inc. and chairman of A Second Opinion strategic consulting group, and Kip Tindell, chairman and CEO of The Container Store.

Additionally, Jonathan A. Seiffer, partner, and Jonathan D. Sokoloff, managing partner, both of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (LGP), have also joined the board in connection with LGP's recent preferred stock investment in Whole Foods Market.