Walter Robb is a 25year veteran of Whole Foods and was coCEO for six years

Walter Robb is a 25-year veteran of Whole Foods and was co-CEO for six years.

Robb out as co-CEO in Whole Foods shakeup

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Whole Foods on Wednesday said it was eliminating its co-CEO structure, with John Mackey to take over as sole CEO effective Dec. 31 and Walter Robb remaining as a member of its board of directors.

Mackey and Robb had served as co-CEOs for six years.

The company also announced Wednesday that EVP and CFO Glenda Flanagan would retire from the role after 29 years at the end of the coming 2017 fiscal year, and that Mary Ellen Coe, VP of sales and product operations for Google, h

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