In his new role, Mr. Day will be responsible for the management of Hormel’s largest business unit.
Mr. Day joined Hormel in 1981 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in sales, sales management and general management. He was named senior vice-president of food service in 2007 and promoted to group vice-president of food service in 2010. Mr. Day assumed his current role in October 2013.
Additionally, Hormel announced that Steven G. Binder, executive vice-president and president of Hormel Business Units, will retire at the end of the second quarter. Mr. Binder is responsible for Hormel’s Refrigerated Foods and Grocery Products reporting segments as well as Consumer Products Sales.