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Jen Ehresmann is the vice president of supply chain for Hormel Foods and is responsible for the strategic sourcing, commodity trading, customer service, planning and logistics areas.

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.

Ehresmann joined the company in 2001, holding roles in export, product management and marketing prior to moving into supply chain. She was named senior vice president of commodity and supply chain with Jennie-O Turkey Store in 2015 and was promoted to director of customer logistics and strategy at Hormel Foods in 2020. Ehresmann assumed her current role in 2021.

Ehresmann received her bachelor’s degree in international business and German literature from St. Cloud State University. She is a graduate of the executive development program at the Wharton School of Business.

Fast Facts

BS, International Business
St. Cloud State University
Years with Hormel Foods
first job
1st Hormel Foods Job
Senior Product Manger-Deli, Jennie-O

Jen’s Favorite Product

Natural Creamy Peanut Butter Spread

Hormel Foods, to Jen

  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Tenacity

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