AUSTIN, Minn. – Hormel Foods Corp. announced the appointment of Janet Hogan as vice president of human resources, effective immediately. Hogan brings more than 25 years of HR experience to her new role at Hormel. She will report to Larry Lyons, senior vice president of human resources. 

“I am very pleased to welcome Janet to our leadership team,” Lyons said. "Janet brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Hormel Foods with a proven track-record leading global human resource teams with some world-class organizations. Her experience is a strong fit for Hormel Foods, both where we are today, and where we are headed in the future as we continue our trajectory of growth.”

Janet Hogan
Janet Hogan, vice president of human resources

Most recently Hogan worked in HR roles at ProQuest and OshKosh Corp. In addition, she served as the vice president of human resources for five years at Harsco Corp. and spent almost 20 years at Monsanto Co.

Her new responsibilities at Hormel will include “building and executing world-class strategies for talent development, employee engagement, total rewards and labor relations,” according to a company announcement.