News update:Jan 20, 2010

Pilgrim's Pride announces temporary president

Chairman Lonnie Ken Pilgrim has been elected by the board of Pittsburg, Texas to take the position of president of Pilgrim's Pride in the interim.

This follows the death of CEO O.B. Goolsby Jr. who died om Monday after suffering a major stroke.
In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Pilgrim's Pride said that it has formed a search committee to find a new permanent CEO.
Pilgrim will maintain the position until such a time when a replacement can be found.

Editor WorldPoultry

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