Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership and other indicators of diversity.
Hormel Foods has demonstrated a commitment to fostering diversity with the formation of eight employee resource groups (ERGs): Hormel African American Resource Group; Hormel Asian American Professionals Association; Nuestra Gente: Hormel Foods Hispanic Resource Group; Hormel Foods Women Our Way; Hormel Professionals Representing Out and United Individuals; Hormel Young Professionals Enterprise; Hormel Military Veterans Engagement Team; and Hormel Food and Agriculture Resource Members. Read more about these ERGs on our corporate site.
Companywide, women represented 35% of our workforce in 2015.
Ethnic minority employees represented 50% of our workforce in 2015.
Of our 14-member Board of Directors in 2015, there were four women and five persons of color.