8.16.18 - Teddy Talk Podcast Featuring Walter Robb

8.16.18 - Teddy Talk Podcast Featuring Walter Robb

 “I first met Walter through mutual friends some 25 years ago when he was a Regional President for Whole Foods Market. After stints as COO and Co-President, Walter became Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market in 2010, a position from which he retired a short time ago. In addition to being a super well-respected icon in the natural products industry, Walter was and still is a beloved leader in the Whole Foods Community.”

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8.10.18 - Whole Foods' Walter Robb Is Taking On Food Waste

8.10.18 - Whole Foods' Walter Robb Is Taking On Food Waste

Aug 10, 2018, 07:00am - Since selling Whole Foods to Amazon, the company’s former co-CEO Walter Robb has become an investor, mentor and adviser to the next era of food companies. One of the issues he has focused on is reducing food waste.

“This is an opportunity whose time has arrived,” says Robb. “There is now an appreciation that food matters. Together with technology change, media change, and a generation change, we’re at a place where we can take on the next generation of issues. One of those is using food well.”

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7.12.18 - Former Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb Joins S2G Ventures as Exec-in-Residence

7.12.18 - Former Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb Joins S2G Ventures as Exec-in-Residence

In the wake of Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods just over a year ago, some of the company’s brightest talent have been entering the agrifood tech investment ecosystem.

Former vice president of grocery Errol Schweizer is now on the board of farm to consumer delivery service Good Eggs, insect farm Aspire Food Group and a large handful of other startups. Former global director of local brands product innovation Elly Truesdell is now chief strategy officer at consumer packaged goods (CPG) investor Canopy Foods.

But, the brightest talent of these departures is former Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb, who saw the acquisition through and left the company to form Stonewall Robb Advisors in 2017 to advise, invest in and mentor individuals and organizations committed to social justice and animal welfare.

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4.4.18 - Stonewall Robb

4.4.18 - Stonewall Robb

As you can see, we have made the foundation of our new effort and chapter a stone wall. Many have asked why, and if there is a significance to the wall. The answer is yes, as it is both the name of the beach at our third generation family place on Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, but just as important, the nature and form of the wall represent how we see the relationship between man and nature. The wall is a guide to how we can do our work and live our lives, and a touchstone for remembering that always present beneath the pressure and challenge of everyday life, there is the constant presence of the stones that have endured for so many more years and the sound of the waves washing up on the stone wall - shifting and shaping, relentlessly but purposefully - all holding so much meaning, spoken and unspoken, for our family.
 

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11.13.17 - Walter joins HeatGenie Board of Directors

11.13.17 - Walter joins HeatGenie Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HeatGenie, the leading innovator in self-heating beverage packaging, today announced that Walter Robb, former co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, has invested in HeatGenie and joined its Board of Directors, signaling the company's readiness to finalize product development and enter the market in the ready-to-drink (RTD) beverage category.

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