Pilgrim's Pride's President and CEO Goolsby died

by Editor fleischwirtschaft.com
Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation announced that O.B. Goolsby Jr., president and chief executive officer, passed away.

Goolsby was suffering a massive stroke last Saturday. He was 60 years old.

The Pilgrim's Pride board of directors will be appointing a special committee of directors to begin the process of selecting a new president and chief executive officer. No timetable has been set for a decision. Goolsby's executive team has met and taken steps to ensure that all business activities will continue without interruption.

Goolsby served as president and CEO since September 2004. He joined the company in 1969.