Mr. Lampkin Butts
President, COO & Director
Mr. D. Michael Cockrell
CFO, Treasurer & Director
Mr. Timothy F. Rigney
Corporate Secretary, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
Sanderson Farms was founded in the year 1947. The company has been active for almost 72 years now. The founder of the company is D R Bob Sanderson. During the year 1947, the company’s supply business in Laurel sold feed, seed, fertilizer and other farm supplies to the local and surrounding communities as well. In the year 1951, Joe Frank Sr had joined the company. In the year 1955, the company’s first feed mill and hatchery were built. In the year 1958, the company’s first broiler was dressed, which was dressing up to almost 3,600 birds per hour. In the year 1961, the company had collaborated with Miss Goldy. Then in the year 1974, the company Sanderson Farms purchased an existing processing plant in Hammond, Louisiana, USA. As of the year 1986, the sales of the company had reached almost $150 million. The following year, the company was transformed into a limited public entity. During the early 1990s, more than 95 per cent of all chicken products sold by Sanderson Farms were considered value-added products as well. The headquarters of the company is based on 127 Flynt Road. The name of the place is Laurel, while the name of the state is Mississippi, USA. The pin code is 39443.
Sanderson Farms is an American company that focuses on providing various types of poultry products, sold to its customers all around the USA. The current CEO and chairman of the company are Joe F Sanderson Jr. As of the current period, the total revenue generated by the company is more than $2.7 billion. The current number of employees working in the company is more than 14,000. The company provides more than 9.3 million chicken ever week. The company is also included in the Fortune 1000 companies too.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to have a retail presence in order to purchase various kinds of poultry products, that are produced, distributed and sold by the company itself. The company is one of four companies which largely control the poultry farming industry in the USA.
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