Hormel names Luis Marconi vice president

Published 10:49 am Thursday, February 23, 2012

Hormel Foods Corp. announced Wednesday the advancement of Luis Marconi, managing director of MegaMex Foods, to vice president of grocery products marketing at the Hormel Foods corporate office effective March 5.

“Luis is a proven, effective business leader and a strategic thinker with a strong commercial mindset,” said James Splinter, group vice president of grocery products at Hormel. “We look forward to Luis’ contributions to our continued Grocery Products success.”

Formed in 2009, MegaMex Foods LLC is a joint venture between Hormel Foods Corporation and Herdez Del Fuerte, S.A. de C.V.

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Marconi began his career with Hormel in 2000 as the manager of international sales and marketing in the international division. He advanced in 2006 to a senior role in the grocery products division as manager of international joint ventures. In 2009, when the MegaMex Foods joint venture was formed, Marconi was appointed managing director by the board of managers.