SAN FRANCISCO — Gregory N. Longstreet has been named chief executive officer of Del Monte Foods, Inc., a subsidiary of Del Monte Pacific Ltd., effective Sept. 5.
Mr. Longstreet joins Del Monte from Hormel Foods Corp., where he was most recently president and c.e.o. of CytoSport Inc. In this position, his responsibilities included brand and product expansion within the beverage, bar and powder segments of the sports nutrition category, with a focus on brand development, new product introductions and multi-channel expansion. Prior to that role, he was president and c.e.o. of Hormel’s Farmer John Foods brands. Mr. Longstreet was also previously director of marketing and new product development at Dole Packaged Foods for Dole Foods Company, Inc., and held sales and marketing leadership roles as vice-president within Dole’s Fresh Vegetables division.