Jackson approved as president and c.e.o. of Pilgrim's Pride
January 28, 2009
by MEAT&POULTRY Staff
PITTSBURG, TEXAS — Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. said the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has approved the company’s hiring of Don Jackson as president and chief executive officer. Mr. Jackson joined the company on an interim basis last month, and prior to accepting his position with Pilgrim’s Pride he was president of Foster Farms’ poultry division, a leading poultry producer on the West coast.