Home Add to Favorite Contact Submit  
           29 June, 2022


    
Category:  Press » Food & Drinks

 

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Hospitalized in San Antonio

Popularity:
         Views: 2209
2007-12-17 02:18:30     
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NYSE: PPC) today announced that O.B. Goolsby Jr., president and chief executive officer, suffered an apparent massive stroke Saturday morning while on a hunting trip with customers in south Texas. He was flown by emergency helicopter to a hospital in San Antonio, where he is listed in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with O.B. and his family during this very difficult period," said Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim, senior chairman and co-founder of Pilgrim's Pride. "O.B. has always been a man of great strength and faith, and we are confident that the hospital medical team is providing the best possible care for him."

Out of respect for privacy for Mr. Goolsby and his family, no other medical information on his condition is being shared publicly at this time.

The Pilgrim's Pride board of directors met by telephone Sunday afternoon to be briefed on Mr. Goolsby's medical condition and will continue to monitor it in the days ahead. Additionally, Mr. Goolsby's executive team has met and taken steps to ensure that, in his absence, all business activities will continue without interruption.

Mr. Goolsby, 60, has served as president and CEO since September 2004. Prior to that, he was president and chief operating officer for two years. Mr. Goolsby joined Pilgrim's Pride in 1969.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation is the largest chicken producer in the United States and Puerto Rico and the second-largest producer and seller of chicken in Mexico. Pilgrim's Pride employs approximately 55,000 people and operates 38 poultry processing and 12 prepared-foods facilities, with major operations in Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Mexico and Puerto Rico as well as other facilities in Arizona, Iowa, Mississippi, Ohio and Utah.

Pilgrim's Pride products are sold to foodservice, retail and frozen entree customers. The Company's primary distribution is through retailers, foodservice distributors and restaurants throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and in the Northern and Central regions of Mexico. For more information, please visit http://www.pilgrimspride.com.

Contact: Gary Rhodes

Specialized in: Believe - Healthy - Doesn - Mean - End - Tasty - Meals - Eatwellstayhealthy - Line - Products - Perfect - Example - Put - Heart
URL: http://www.pilgrimspride.com/
Print press release      Bookmark this page
Related Press releases 
Bento Lunch Box Company Educates Readers On Portion Control (Popularity: ): Raleigh, North Carolina ( press.abc-directory.com ) November 15, 2018 - Kangovou, a bento lunch box company, recently released a blog post describing the benefits of using bento lunch boxes for portion control. Bento lunch boxes, which have multiple compartments inside, can be an easy way to help eat healthier portions.Portion control has several major benefits, including weight loss, more balanced and nutritious meals, less binge eating, and fewer stomach complaints. ...
SK Laboratories Selects Ingredient Identity as Strategic Management Partner (Popularity: ): Santa Ana, CA - August 04, 2017 -- Ingredient Identity, a specialty business and regulatory management consulting firm to the Food and Dietary Supplement industries, was selected by SK Laboratories, Inc. to provide guidance and support for key corporate growth initiatives and milestones over the next five years.“We are extremely pleased to have been chosen by SK Laboratories to lead their strategic planning and implementation efforts across their existing and ...
Food Allergy Roundtable Refreshes Food Allergy Families (Popularity: ): Southbury, CT - November 05, 2014 -- According to the World Allergy Organization, food allergy in preschool children in developed countries is now as high as 10%. Papoose Publishing LLC has just published a new electronic guide, 'Food Allergy Roundtable,' which is a handbook designed to help families of these children. This electronic book provides food allergy support group leaders, members and food allergy families solutions using simple inductive reasoning. ...
Naturally Splendid: Two Companies in One (Popularity: ): February 07, 2014 -- In life, two things you shouldn’t have to worry about: the quality of your food and the quality of an investment.Naturally Splendid “NSP” on the TSX Venture satisfies both of those concerns. With a national distribution deal now in place with Canada’s largest natural food distributor for its exceptional NATERA™ Hemp Superfood products and continued progress with strategic partner Boreal Technologies marketing plant based omega products, ...
“Foods That Cause Heartburn,” A New Article On Vkool.Com, Covers Foods That Trigger Heartburn - V-kool (Popularity: ): Seattle, Wa - January 25, 2014 - The new “Foods That Cause Heartburn” report on the website Vkool.com delivers nutrition tips that are useful for heartburn sufferers. At the beginning of the article, people will get to know some common symptoms of heartburn, such as chest pain, burning in the throat, chronic cough, and sore throat. The author indicates that people should not consume acidic foods, which are oranges, lemons, ...

Press release home snapshot 


Related Business 
CFO Jobs, Chief Financial Officer Jobs (Popularity: ): Search chief financial officer, chief executive officer, CEO, CFO, CIO, COO, CTO executive jobs careers employment job search job openings opportunities positions on CLevelCrossing.com job search powered by EmploymentCrossing.com - The most jobs - Anywhere.
AllianceTek Inc. (Popularity: ): AllianceTek is a Software Development company where experienced IT consultants offer business solutions. Whether you’re a chief executive officer, chief technology officer, business manager, entrepreneur or software vendor, we can help you connect with your customers, empower your employees, integrate with your vendors, or bring your vision to life.
Alliance Tek (Popularity: ): Alliance Tek is a Software Development company where experienced IT consultants offer business solutions. Whether you’re a chief executive officer, chief technology officer, business manager, entrepreneur or software vendor, we can help you connect with your customers, empower your employees, integrate with your vendors, or bring your vision to life.
Devine Capital Partners (Popularity: ): Executive search firm specializing in high technology industry and the recruitment of direct reports to the Board of Directors or Chief Executive Officer.
San Antonio TX Locksmith (Popularity: ): San Antonio TX Locksmith is the name you can trust for your locksmithing needs. We take pride in honesty and quality service at an affordable price. Locksmith San Antonio TX is not a company whose drive is for profit, but instead our top priority is that of our clients. We are simply driven to provide total satisfaction to our clients and we are passionate for our line of work.
Shaw Capital Management Headlines (Popularity: ): The Shaw Group Inc. was founded in 1987 as a fabrication shop in Baton Rouge, La., by Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer J.M. Bernhard Jr. and two colleagues. Driven by leaders with bold vision and a strong entrepreneurial spirit, the company has evolved into a diverse engineering, construction, technology, fabrication, environmental and industrial services organization with 27,000 employees in strategic locations around the world.
Seitz Dental (Popularity: ): San Antonio dentist, cosmetic dentistry in San Antonio, Texas. Teeth whitening dentist, Restorations, Orthodontics, San Antonio. Dentistry San Antonio. We sincerely hope that you will take the time to visit our facility and meet our terrific staff.
San Antonio Hotel | Cheap San Antonio Hotel (Popularity: ): Welcome to Days Inn San Antonio Hotel, The most visited city in Texas A beautiful and atmospheric city, San Antonio has a mixture of different ethnic groups and the main languages spoken here are English and Spanish.
Chief Operating Officer South Africa (Popularity: ): Working as Chief Operating Officer South Africa, the person is legitimate to cover all the social and economic aspects of the country that has raised a great hype in the international arena regarding his portfolio and experience.
San Antonio Window Replacement (Popularity: ): At Samuel’s Glass, we have provided auto glass in San Antonio, TX, for years. If you need custom windows in San Antonio, we can do that too. At Samuels Glass we have estimators, measurers, and glass installers who are well known in the business. When you need window repair in San Antonio, our experienced technicians can help you. You can count on the job being done right.