Pilgrim's Pride names Jackson president, CEO
Pilgrim's Pride said Dr. Jackson has been president of Foster Farms' poultry division in Livingston, Calif., since 2000. He previously served as executive vice president for foodservice at a former ConAgra Poultry Company business in Duluth, Ga. He also served for 22 years at Seaboard Farms, Athens, Ga., including four years as president & CEO of the company's poultry division. He received a bachelor of science degree from Arizona State University and his master's and Ph.D. degrees from Colorado State University.
Lonnie Ken Pilgrim, current chairman, will serve as interim president until Jackson's employment is approved.