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People often refer to our coworkers as family and for me, this resonates even more as I grew up with the company. Since the beginning, I’ve been continually driven by our Inspired People that bring Inspired Food to our Inspired Customers!

As vice president of Retail Sales – Walmart/Sam’s, Tony Hoffman is responsible for all sales activities surrounding the Walmart business.

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.

Hoffman joined Hormel Foods in 1998 as a meat products sales representative in Cincinnati. He subsequently served in several sales roles prior to joining the meat products marketing team in 2000. Hoffman returned to the sales field holding several sales manager positions before assuming the role of corporate manager of category sales in 2013. He advanced to director of Walmart/Sam’s Club meat products sales in 2015 and was named vice president of business planning and support, Consumer Products Sales in 2017. Hoffman was promoted to vice president and senior vice president of sales, consumer products sales in 2019 and assumed his current role in 2022.

Hoffman is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

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Years with Hormel Foods
first job
First Hormel Foods Job
Meat Products Sales Representative

Tony’s Favorite Product


Hormel Foods, to Tony

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