WILLMAR, MINN. – A leadership shuffle is underway at Jennie-O Turkey Shop, a subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corp.

Matt Schrupp has been named vice-president of operations for Jennie-O. He was most not too long ago vice-president of reside production for the enterprise, a function he has held considering that 2015. Mr. Schrupp joined Jennie-O in 1992 and has worked in many regions of operations, such as plant management, industrial engineering and operations management.

Melanie Faust, existing vice-president of operations, will assume the position of vice-president of human sources and administration. Ms. Faust joined Jennie-O in 2017 immediately after functioning as the director of operations for Hormel’s China company considering that 2014. She started her profession with Hormel in 1995.

Ms. Faust will succeed Patricia Solheid, who intends to retire in Could. Ms. Solheid has been vice-president of human sources and administration for Jennie-O considering that 2005. 

“While we will miss the leadership and dedication Pat has supplied to Jennie-O Turkey Shop, I am confident that Melanie will bring a excellent point of view to human sources primarily based on her broad background and base of knowledge,” mentioned Steve Lykken, president of Jennie-O Turkey Shop. “Matt’s knowledge in operations coupled with his current knowledge in reside production will be pretty advantageous as he requires more than leadership in operations.”