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One of the biggest competitive advantages of Hormel Foods is our company culture. Our team is constantly asking, “What else can I do?” to meet and exceed the needs of our internal and external customers. This has been and will continue to be a key to our success.

As vice president of sales for the foodservice group, David Weber oversees all of the foodservice sales force at Hormel Foods.

Hormel Foods is a global branded food company with over $12 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters®, Skippy®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, WHOLLY® Guacamole, Hormel® Black Label® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of the best companies to work for by U.S. News & World Report, one of America’s most responsible companies by Newsweek, recognized on Fast Company’s list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, received a perfect score of 100 on the 2023–24 Corporate Equality Index and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts.

In this capacity, he develops and implements the division’s strategic plan, compiles the annual operating budget, supervises the activities of new product development and pricing, and monitors the latest industry trends to ensure Hormel Foods maintains its strong presence in the foodservice arena.

Weber started his career with Hormel Foods in 1992 and has held several foodservice sales and product manager positions throughout the United States. In 2006, Weber was promoted to foodservice regional manager in Charlotte, N.C. Weber was named president of Burke Corporation, a subsidiary of Hormel Foods, in 2012. He advanced to vice president of foodservice marketing in October 2015 and assumed his current position in 2018.

Weber earned a degree in hotel and restaurant management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

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Positions with Hormel Foods
hotel rest mgmt
BA, Hotel & Restaurant Mgmt
University of Wisconsin-Stout
first job
1st Hormel Foods Job
Sales Representative, Foodservice Division (Kansas City, KS)

David’s Favorite Product

Old Smokehouse® Sugar Cured Thick Cut Bacon

Hormel Foods, to David

  • Integrity
  • Quality
  • Passion

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