UVA Darden Podcasts

Living a Life of Conscious Leadership: John Mackey, Whole Foods Market

March 31, 2016

The Darden Leadership Speaker series welcomes John Mackey, co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market.

Mr. Mackey has led the natural and organic grocer to a $15 billion Fortune 500 company with more than 435 stores and 85,000 team members in three countries. The company has been included on Fortune magazine’s“100 Best Companies to Work For” list for 18 consecutive years and ranked first in the food and drug store industry as part of the magazine’s “Most Admired Companies” list in 2016.

A strong believer in free market principles, Mackey co-founded the Conscious Capitalism Movement. (http://consciouscapitalism.org/)

The presentation was co-sponsored in partnership with the Adam Smith Society and Net Impact at Darden. Recorded 22 March, 2016.