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Hormel announces retirement, promotion

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Steve Binder, executive vice president and president of Hormel business units since 2011, is retiring at the end of the second quarter of the 2018 fiscal year. During his 38 years with Hormel Foods, Binder served as vice president of the foodservice group, group vice president of the foodservice group, group vice president of refrigerated foods and executive vice president of refrigerated foods.


In addition, Hormel has appointed Tom Day, who has been with the company over 30 years, as executive vice president of refrigerated foods. Day was named senior vice president of foodservice in 2007, was promoted to group vice president, foodservice in 2010 and assumed his current role of vice president of the refrigerated foods group in October 2013.


Brother Gearmotors appoints new national sales director

Dan Lydigsen has been named national sales director for Brother Gearmotors, a division of Brother International Corporation. Most recently, Lydigsen was director of sales, machine group for the company’s direct market reseller channel.


New CFO at Sprinkman

Anne Slattery has been named chief financial officer at W.M. Sprinkman Corporation. A third-generation family business headquartered in Waukesha, WI, the company provides sanitary stainless steel-processing solutions for the dairy and food and beverage industries in the US.

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