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Mark Morey is the vice president of operations for Fresh Pork & Foodservice at Hormel Foods. Hormel Foods is a global branded food company with over $12 billion in annual revenue across more than 75 countries worldwide.

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.

Morey began his career as a meat products sales representative in Dallas in 1993 and the same year became a territory manager in Minneapolis. In 1994, he became a meat products product manager at the company’s former Dubuque (Iowa) Foods facility and in 1995, became a regional foodservice sales manager for Dubuque Foods in Boston. In 1998, he returned to the Corporate Office as the product manager of fresh pork. Two years later, he became the director of marketing, Precept Foods, and in 2006 became a group product manager in meat products. In 2008, he advanced to director of fresh meats marketing and general manager of Precept Foods. Morey moved to president of Dan’s Prize in 2009 then became president of Farmer John in 2015. He was named vice president, affiliated in 2017, vice president of foodservice – affiliated businesses in 2022 and assumed his current role in 2023.

Morey is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where he earned his master’s degree in business administration, and he received his bachelor of arts degree in business and communications from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. Morey is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Executive Program in Minneapolis.

He volunteers with the Faith Evangelical Free Church and the Boy Scouts.

Morey and his wife, Hiedy, have three children.

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Years with Hormel Foods
first job
1st Hormel Foods Job
Meat Products Sales Representative
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
positions with Hormel Foods

Mark’s Favorite Product

Dan’s Prize® Beef Pot Roast

Hormel Foods, to Mark

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