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We have tremendously dedicated people throughout our supply chain who work hard every day to produce safe quality food products for our customers and consumers. I am constantly inspired by the them, and they are the ones who make this a great company.

As vice president of supply chain operations for Jennie-O Turkey Store, Schrupp oversees the vertically integrated supply chain operations including production facilities, scheduling and planning; the live production team including egg production, hatcheries, feed mills, farms and transportation; and the supply chain and commodity sales function.

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®, Jennie-O®, 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.

Schrupp began his career with the company in 1992 in the Jennie-O packaging department. Shortly after, he transferred to the Melrose (Minnesota) Plant where he worked as a special project manager and then as an engineer. In 1995, Schrupp transitioned to the Willmar Avenue Plant in Willmar, Minnesota, as an engineer and then superintendent of the further-processing and ready-to-eat areas. After gaining experience at the company’s former Golden Valley and Marshall, Minnesota, facilities, he advanced to production manager for operations for the entire Jennie-O business in 2002 and plant manager for the company’s former Benson Avenue Plant (Willmar, Minnesota) in 2004. Schrupp was named director of further processing in 2010, followed by plant manager at the Willmar Avenue Plant in 2012. Three years later, he was named Jennie-O vice president of live production and was named Jennie-O vice president of operations in 2019. He assumed his current role in 2024.

Schrupp holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from North Dakota State University. He is active in the Willmar community, serving on the Municipal Utility Commission, Willmar Hockey Association, Willmar Area Community Foundation and the YMCA Board.

Schrupp and his wife Joanna have three children and have been members of the Willmar community for over 30 years.

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