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Hormel Foods has an amazing group of people who have all come together to deliver great food for our friends, families, and consumers. Our obsession to deliver for our customers is second to none. It is awesome to know that our food is an important part of many moments in life, big or small.

As the vice president for Retail Sales – West, Lynn Egner is responsible for the company’s retail sales strategy and execution with the company’s customers in the Western Region of the United States.

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.

Since joining Hormel Foods in 1997, Egner’s career with Hormel Foods has involved a focus on both the foodservice and retail industries. Her career path included serving as territory manager, account manager and area manager in our Foodservice division. In 2014, she was promoted to director of distributor trade development for Foodservice and relocated to our World Headquarters. Egner was named sales director of Deli in 2018, and assistant vice president of Retail Sales – West in 2022. She assumed her current position in 2023.

She graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in marketing.

Egner has a passion for helping to find an end for food insecurity especially in children. She volunteers for the Mower County Backpack Program and serves on the United Way of Mower County funding committee.

Fast Facts

Years of Service
at Hormel Foods
BS, Marketing
from Kansas State University

Lynn’s Favorite Product

Secchi Salami

Hormel Foods, to Lynn

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