James N. Sheehan net worth and biography

James Sheehan Biography and Net Worth

CFO of Hormel Foods

As executive vice president and chief financial officer for Hormel Foods, Jim Sheehan leads all financial areas of Hormel Foods Corporation including accounting, information technology, internal audit, investor relations and treasury. Hormel Foods is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters®, SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly® Guacamole, Hormel® Black Label® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three straight years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for the 12 years, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts.

Sheehan’s career with Hormel Foods began in 1978. Over the years, he held various management and leadership positions in accounting and finance for the company. In 1998, he became the president of Hormel Financial Services and a year later became treasurer. He advanced to vice president and controller in 2000. He was named chief accounting officer in May 2016 and assumed the role of senior vice president and chief financial officer in October 2016.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Missouri Western State University, where he was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2017. He is also a graduate of the Minnesota Executive Program at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

In addition to his professional involvement, Sheehan is involved in numerous professional and nonprofit organizations. Sheehan is an active member of the community as the treasurer of the Austin Area Catholic School Foundation. He is also a former board member of the Austin Country Club, Mower County Red Cross, the Mower County United Way and the Austin Public Library. Sheehan is involved in the Financial Executive Institute and the Institute of Management Accountants.

What is James N. Sheehan's net worth?

The estimated net worth of James N. Sheehan is at least $2.31 million as of February 26th, 2021. Mr. Sheehan owns 48,730 shares of Hormel Foods stock worth more than $2,308,340 as of December 1st. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Sheehan may own. Learn More about James N. Sheehan's net worth.

What is James N. Sheehan's salary?

As the CFO of Hormel Foods Co., Mr. Sheehan earned a total compensation package of $2,894,119.00 in 2021. Mr. Sheehan earned a salary of $526,435.00, a bonus of $200.00, stock awards of $400,012.00, options awards of $400,180.00, non-equity compensation of $1,085,400.00, and other compensation of $82,975.00. Learn More on James N. Sheehan's salary.

How do I contact James N. Sheehan?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Sheehan and other Hormel Foods executives is 1 HORMEL PL, AUSTIN MN, 55912. Hormel Foods can also be reached via phone at (507) 437-5611 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on James N. Sheehan's contact information.

Has James N. Sheehan been buying or selling shares of Hormel Foods?

James N. Sheehan has not been actively trading shares of Hormel Foods during the last quarter. Most recently, James N. Sheehan sold 32,400 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, February 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.94, for a transaction totalling $1,520,856.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 48,730 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,287,386.20. Learn More on James N. Sheehan's trading history.

Who are Hormel Foods' active insiders?

Hormel Foods' insider roster includes Deanna Brady (EVP), Mark Coffey (SVP), Jana Haynes (VP), Gary Jamison (VP), Glenn Leitch (EVP), Steven Lykken (VP), Lori Marco (VP), Luis Marconi (VP), Elsa Murano (Director), Kevin Myers (SVP), Susan Nestegard (Director), Swen Neufeldt (VP), Christopher Policinski (Director), James Sheehan (CFO), and James Splinter (VP). Learn More on Hormel Foods' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Hormel Foods?

During the last year, insiders at the sold shares 11 times. They sold a total of 81,846 shares worth more than $4,095,095.48. The most recent insider tranaction occured on September, 9th when SVP Kevin L Myers sold 5,000 shares worth more than $236,000.00. Insiders at Hormel Foods own 0.8 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Hormel Foods.

Information on this page was last updated on 9/9/2022.

James N. Sheehan Insider Trading History at Hormel Foods

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/26/2021Sell32,400$46.94$1,520,856.0048,730View SEC Filing Icon  
6/12/2019Sell55,000$41.55$2,285,250.0060,000View SEC Filing Icon  
12/12/2018Sell60,000$44.93$2,695,800.0060,000View SEC Filing Icon  
8/30/2017Sell35,704$30.87$1,102,182.4860,000View SEC Filing Icon  
2/24/2016Sell26,489$43.44$1,150,682.16View SEC Filing Icon  
5/29/2015Sell8,000$58.02$464,160.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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James N. Sheehan Buying and Selling Activity at Hormel Foods

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Hormel Foods Company Overview

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Hormel Foods Corporation develops, processes, and distributes various meat, nuts, and food products to retail, foodservice, deli, and commercial customers in the United States and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, and International & Other. It provides various perishable products that include fresh meats, frozen items, refrigerated meal solutions, sausages, hams, guacamoles, and bacons; and shelf-stable products comprising canned luncheon meats, nut butters, snack nuts, chilies, shelf-stable microwaveable meals, hashes, stews, tortillas, salsas, tortilla chips, and others. The company also engages in the processing, marketing, and sale of branded and unbranded pork, beef, poultry, and turkey products, as well as offers nutritional food products and supplements, desserts and drink mixes, and industrial gelatin products. It sells its products primarily under the SKIPPY, SPAM, Hormel, Natural Choice, Applegate, Justin's, Jennie-O, Café H, Herdez, Black Label, Sadler's, Columbus, Gatherings, Herdez, Wholly, Columbus, Planters, NUT-rition, Planters Cheez Balls, Corn Nuts, etc. brand names through sales personnel, independent brokers, and distributors. The company was formerly known as Geo. A. Hormel & Company and changed its name to Hormel Foods Corporation in January 1995. Hormel Foods Corporation was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Austin, Minnesota.
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Now: $47.37
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Low: $44.54
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