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Jen Ehresmann is the vice president of supply chain for Hormel Foods and is responsible for the strategic sourcing, commodity trading, customer service, planning and logistics areas. Hormel Foods is a global branded food company with over $12 billion in annual revenue across more than 75 countries worldwide. Hormel Foods is a member of the S&P 500 Index and has been designated a S&P 500 Dividend King. 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 has been named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three straight years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired food companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list and was named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek, among other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts.

Ehresmann joined the company in 2001, holding roles in export, product management and marketing prior to moving into supply chain. She was named senior vice president of commodity and supply chain with Jennie-O Turkey Store in 2015 and was promoted to director of customer logistics and strategy at Hormel Foods in 2020. Ehresmann assumed her current role in 2021.

Ehresmann received her bachelor’s degree in international business and German literature from St. Cloud State University. She is a graduate of the executive development program at the Wharton School of Business.

Fast Facts

BS, International Business
St. Cloud State University
Years with Hormel Foods
first job
1st Hormel Foods Job
Senior Product Manger-Deli, Jennie-O

Jen’s Favorite Product

Natural Creamy Peanut Butter Spread

Hormel Foods, to Jen

  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Tenacity

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