AUSTIN, MINN. — Don Gadsden has been named president of Asia-Pacific, Hormel Foods International Corp. He succeeds Swen Neufeldt, who is transitioning to vice-president of meat products marketing.
Most recently, Mr. Gadsden was director/adviser for PwC Consulting. In his career of 30-plus years, he has been chief executive officer and chief financial officer of Asia-Pacific for multinational companies. In the 1990s he was president of Sara Lee Indonesia and c.f.o. of Asia Pac for Sara Lee Corp. He later was president of Heinz China in 2006-08.