Whole Foods Names Senior Global VP
Austin, Texas Whole Foods Market promoted its Southern Pacific regional president, Michael Besancon, to the newly created position of senior global VP of purchasing, distribution and marketing for the company. Besancon will be responsible for leading the development and execution of strategies for procurement, distribution and marketing of products.
Besancon began working at Whole Foods Market in 1994 when he joined the team as director of purchasing for the Southern Pacific region. He worked his way up serving in various roles, and became president of the Southern Pacific region in 2001.