AUSTIN, Minn. – Hormel Foods Corp. has announced that Gary Jamison, vice president and CFO at Jennie-O Turkey Store will replace Roland Gentzler as vice president of finance and treasurer upon Gentzler’s upcoming retirement. Tyler Hulsebus, director of purchasing, will replace James Schroeder as vice president of engineering upon Schroeder’s approaching retirement.

Jody Feragen, Hormel
Jody Feragen, CFO Hormel Foods

“Congratulations and best wishes to Rollie Gentzler on his upcoming retirement,” said Jody Feragen, CFO. “His leadership in the finance area, coupled with a dedication to continuous improvement in all areas of the company, will be missed. We are fortunate to have a strong team, including Jim Sheehan, Jana Haynes and Gary Jamison. Their deep knowledge and experience will ensure continued success and we look forward to their leadership.”

Also, James Sheehan, vice president and controller, will advance to vice president and chief accounting officer and report to Feragen. Jana Haynes, director of investor relations moves to vice president and controller to replace Sheehan and report to Sheehan. Sheehan will add oversight of the IT organization to his responsibilities, as well.

Bryan Farnsworth, Hormel Foods
Bryan Farnsworth, senior vice president of Supply chain

“Jim Schroeder led the engineering group with a high degree of professionalism through numerous projects throughout his career. I would like to thank him for his many years of service and congratulate him on his retirement,” said Bryan Farnsworth, senior vice president of supply chain at Hormel Foods. “In addition, congratulations to Tyler Hulsebus on his advancement. His track record of success and leadership at Hormel Foods will be an asset in this role.”

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