AUSTIN, MINN. – Swen Neufeldt, who most recently worked as the group product manager of Grocery Products at Hormel Foods, is being promoted to vice president of Hormel Foods International Corporation (H.F.I.C.) and director of business development in Asia.

“We are excited to have Swen in this strategic position as we aggressively drive our business in Asia, an area of emphasis for us internationally,” said Richard A. Bross, group vice president of Hormel Foods and president of H.F.I.C. “Swen’s experience and results in Grocery Products and HFIC make him the perfect fit for this position.”

Mr. Neufeldt began his career with Hormel Foods in 1996 as a Grocery Products sales representative. Through the years, he has held a variety of positions in Grocery Products and H.F.I.C. including territory manager, category management specialist, product manager, product and category development manager, senior product manager, general manager and group product manager.

Mr. Neufeldt and his family will relocate to Shanghai this summer.