Errol Schweizer led the merchandising and purchasing for the largest department at Whole Foods for over 7 years, doubling department sales to over $5 Billion annually, on top of a 300BP margin gain, and enabling the most successful period in company history.
Errol has over 20 year’s retail experience, including leadership roles in store and regional operations, and was an architect of WFM's 2018 GMO Labeling Policy. Supermarket News has selected Errol as one of their Top 25 Retail Game Changers. With hundreds of suppliers across over 80 categories, his team at Whole Foods launched thousands of innovative new products into household names and helped establish Non GMO, Halal, Kosher, and Fair Trade as major food trends, while increasing department Organic sales by over 150%. He also helped develop product standards for cleaning products, grass-fed dairy, pastured eggs, sustainable tuna and more.
Currently, he is Strategic Advisor and Board Member for select retailers, manufacturers and investors in the Natural and Organic Products industry.