AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market said Wednesday that Blake W. Nordstrom, president of retailer Nordstrom Inc., has been named the company's board of directors, increasing the size of the board to 12 members.
"We are excited about the business experience and the customer perspective that Blake will bring to our board," said Walter Robb, co-chief executive officer, Whole Foods.
Nordstrom, 50, will serve on the audit committee of Whole Foods' board.
Nordstrom held various positions with Nordstrom Inc. before being named a co-president of the company in 1995. He became president of Nordstrom Rack in 2000 and later that year was named the sole president of the company.