Former Whole Foods CEO To Be Guest Of Maywood Rotary Club Jan. 10

Tuesday, January 1, 2018 || By Michael Romain || || @maywoodnews

The Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club is among three area Rotary Clubs that will host Walter Robb, the former co-CEO of Whole Foods Market.

The event will take place on Jan. 10, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Thatcher Woods Pavilion, 8030 Chicago Ave. in River Forest. Tickets are $25. To purchase one (or more), click here.

The Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club is partnering with the Cicero Berwyn Stickney and Oak Park – River Forest clubs to host the prominent businessman.

The moderator for the evening is Hermene Hartman, the founder and editor of N’Digo magazine.

According to an August 2018 Forbes article, since selling Whole Foods to Amazon, 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.”

Robb told the magazine that 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.” VFP

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