AUSTIN, Minn. – Hormel Foods Corp. announced Luis Marconi was named vice president of Grocery Products marketing at its corporate office. Marconi is currently managing director of MegaMex Foods, Orange, Calif.

Marconi began his career with Hormel Foods in 2000 as manager of international sales and marketing in the international division. He was promoted in 2006 to manager of international joint ventures in the Grocery Products division. In 2009, Marconi was named managing director by the board of managers after the MegaMex Foods joint venture was formed with Herdez Del Fuerte, S.A. de C.V.

“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 Foods.