AUSTIN, Minn. – Three employees at Hormel Foods Corp. have advanced within the company.

Thomas Day, group vice president, foodservice, was promoted to group vice president, Refrigerated Foods. As a result, Deanna Brady, vice president of sales, foodservice, advanced to group vice president, foodservice, and Mark Ourada, foodservice regional sales manager, was promoted to vice president of sales, foodservice. The promotions will become effective Oct. 28, 2013.

“Tom, Deanna and Mark have made significant contributions to the foodservice division with their leadership,” said Jeffrey Ettinger, chairman of the board, president and CEO. “We congratulate them on their advancements and look forward to their continued leadership.”