Hillshire Says Ex-VP Showed Rival How The Sausage Is Made

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT) -- The Hillshire Brands Co. said in a suit filed Wednesday in Illinois state court that one of its former vice presidents violated his noncompetition and confidentiality agreement with the processed meat company when he recently resigned to take an almost identical job with its rival, Land O' Frost Inc.

Chicago-based Hillshire said Joseph Super, its former vice president of grocery sales, announced he was resigning on July 15 to take a job with lunch meat producer Land O'Frost, in violation of an agreement he signed in...
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