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Announcing Two New Board Members

October 27, 2022

Introducing the newest members on the Cancer Nutrition Consortium board of directors, Chef Martin Breslin and Jim Sheehan.

  • Chef Martin Breslin

    Chef Breslin is a graduate of the Dublin College of Catering. He is currently responsible for overseeing and directing all culinary, nutrition, and technical services that relate to food technology, food science and food presentation at Harvard University dining services. In this capacity, Chef Breslin oversees all recipe development at the Culinary Support Group (Commissary) and is responsible for the quality and cost of food, development of culinary staff and sanitation standards, meeting all FDA and USDA requirements for food manufacturing.

    Chef Breslin has won Five American Culinary Federation (ACF) gold medals, four silver and a bronze.

  • Retired Executive Vice President and CFO of Hormel Foods Jim Sheehan

    As executive vice president and chief financial officer for Hormel Foods, Jim Sheehan led 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.

    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.