Whole Foods Market has appointed previous Target executive Don J. Clark as its new worldwide VP of purchasing for non-perishables. In his new part, Clark is in charge of all elements of the Austin-based merchant’s non-perishable business, including supplier connections, stock and category administration, and additionally its selective brands program, which the organization said produced around $1.8 billion in deals amid monetary 2014, from roughly 4,400 SKUs drove by Whole Foods’ 365 Everyday Value line.
“[Clark’s] center qualities adjust extremely well to our company’s, and we are certain [he] will execute a scope of innovative strategies that will take our non-perishables business to the next level,” said President/COO A.C. Gallo. At Target Corp., Clark changed the organization’s grocery business through interests in promoting, produce sourcing, store configuration, production network, store operations, innovation and Omni-channel capacities. He likewise worked in Target’s Bangalore, India office, where he led stock arranging and presentation for its U.S. store and .com organizations.
Whole Foods Market runs 431 stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom, employing roughly 91,000 colleagues.