Hormel announces retirementThis article was originally published in Foodnews
HORMEL Foods Corporation has announced the retirement of James Hoffman, vice president of Hormel Foods International Corporation (HFIC) for the Americas, effective 27 January, 2012. Maureen Lilly will succeed Hoffman as vice president of HFIC for the Americas. She will oversee the sales and marketing of consumer products and foodservice for Canada, the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico and South America. Cheryl Berry will replace Lilly as HFIC international sales and marketing manager for Canada and will be in charge of the sales and marketing of consumer products and foodservice for Canada. Berry has more than 20 years of experience in consumer packaged goods, which includes working in retail, foodservice and industrial sales and marketing. Her experience includes working as the region account manager at Golden Gate Margarine, region account manager at Unilever and director of private label sales and marketing at E.D. Smith & Sons.