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Hormel Foods Announces Advancement


Austin, Minn.

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced that Chad A. Randick, vice president, foodservice division, Jennie-O Turkey Store, will advance to the position of president of Burke Marketing Corp. (Nevada, Iowa).

Randick replaces David F. Weber, who was recently named vice president of marketing, foodservice, Hormel Foods.

“Congratulations to Chad on his advancement,” said Mark A. Coffey, vice president of affiliated business units, Refrigerated Foods, at Hormel Foods. “Chad’s experience and track record of success make him a great fit for this role and we look forward to his leadership with the Burke Marketing Corp. business.”

Randick began his career with Hormel Foods in 1994 as an accountant at the Fremont (Neb.) Plant. He progressed through various credit analyst positions and then became the manager of accounts payable and payroll at the Jennie-O Turkey Store Corporate Office (Willmar, Minn.) in 1996, and the general accounting manager in 1997. Randick transitioned to Jennie-O Turkey Store foodservice sales the following year, starting as a regional sales manager and then advancing to a division director in 2006. In 2012, he became the director of foodservice and distribution for Jennie-O Turkey Store. He assumed his current role in 2013.

About Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. The company leverages its extensive expertise, innovation and high competencies in pork and turkey processing and marketing to bring branded, value-added products to the global marketplace. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index, S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats for 2014, was named the 2013 Sustainable Supply Chain of the Year by Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine, and was again named one of “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the seventh year in a row. Hormel Foods was also recognized as a 2015 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs magazine, on the 2015 Best for Vets Employers List by Military Times, and was named one of the 2015 40 Best Companies for Leaders by Chief Executive magazine. The company enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value. For more information, visit