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As group vice president for Grocery Products, Luis Marconi is responsible for the leadership and general direction of the company’s grocery business. Hormel Foods is a global branded food company with over $11.4 billion in annual revenue across more than 75 countries worldwide. Hormel Foods is a member of the S&P 500 Index and has been designated a S&P 500 Dividend King. 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 has been named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three straight years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired food companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list and was named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek, among other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts.

Marconi began his career with Hormel Foods in 2000 as the manager of international sales and marketing in the international division. Prior to joining Hormel Foods, Marconi spent nine years in several international marketing roles at The Quaker Oats Company.

He advanced in 2006 to a senior role in the Grocery Products division as manager of international joint ventures. In 2009, when the MegaMex Foods joint venture was formed, Marconi was appointed managing director by the board of managers. He was named the vice president of Grocery Products marketing in 2012 and assumed his current role in 2016.

Marconi graduated from Pontifical Xaverian University in Colombia with a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering and received his master of business administration degree from Icesi University. He is also a graduate of the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Executive Program in Minneapolis.

He and his wife, Juliana, have two children.

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Positions with Hormel Foods
BA, Industrial Engineering
Xaverian University in Colombia
Icesi University
first job
1st Hormel Foods Job
Marketing & Sales Manager, Latin America, International Division
Years with Hormel Foods

Luis’ Favorite Product

Family of Products

Hormel Foods, to Luis

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