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Hormel Foods Names VP of Supply Chain


Meat & Poultry

Glenn Leitch has been tapped as executive vice president of supply chain for Hormel Foods Corp.

Leitch is currently group vice president of Hormel Foods and president of Jennie-O Turkey Store. In his new role, he will lead procurement, manufacturing, logistics, research and development, and quality development for Hormel.

Leitch joined Jennie-O Turkey Store in 1996 and was promoted to senior vice president of the commodity-and-supply division in 2001. In 2011, he was named general manager and then promoted to president later that year.

The appointment solidifies Hormel Foods’ plan to make its supply chain a “strategic competitive advantage, while optimizing it to deliver sustainable long-term growth,” the company said.