AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market here said Michael Besancon, senior global vice president of purchasing, distribution and communications, will retire from the company. The date of his retirement was not released. His position will not be filled, a spokeswoman for Whole Foods told SN. Besancon (right) had spent 17 years at Whole Foods in several positions, including regional vice president of purchasing, regional president of the Southern Pacific region and regional president of ...

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