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Pilgrim's (also known as Pilgrim's Pride Corporation) is a company engaged in the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of meat products. It operates growers, feed mills, hatcheries, processing plants, prepared foods cook plants, distribution centers, rendering facilities, and pet food plants and provides fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken and pork products. The company serves restaurants, food processors, broad-line distributors, grocery store chains, wholesale clubs, and other retail distributors.
HQGreeley, CO, US
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)58,600
Job Openings708
Revenue (FY, 2020)$12.1 B(+6%)
Share Price (May 2021)$24.1
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Key People/Management at Pilgrim's

Charles von der Heyde

Charles von der Heyde

President, Pilgrim's Mexico
Kendra Waldbusser

Kendra Waldbusser

Head of Food Safety and Quality Assurance
Joe Waldbusser

Joe Waldbusser

Head of Commodity Risk Management and Feed Ingredient Purchasing
Randy Stroud

Randy Stroud

Head of Global Live Support
Gilberto Tomazoni

Gilberto Tomazoni

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Andre Nogueira

Andre Nogueira

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Pilgrim's Office Locations

Pilgrim's has offices in Greeley, Ciudad de México and Portadown
Greeley, CO, US (HQ)
1770 Promontory Cir
Ciudad de México, MX
o, Av. Insurgentes Sur 1602, Crédito Constructor, Benito Juárez
Portadown, GB
Food Park, 39 Seagoe Office
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Pilgrim's Financials and Metrics

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Pilgrim's's revenue was reported to be $12.09 b in FY, 2020

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Pilgrim's's current market capitalization is $5.9 b.
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Pilgrim's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Moy ParkSeptember 11, 2017$1.3 b

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Pilgrim's Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Pilgrim's Online and Social Media Presence

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Pilgrim's News and Updates

McDonald's will pursue damages from Tyson and Pilgrim's Pride in chicken price-fixing scandal

Summary List PlacementMcDonald's is seeking damages after a chicken price-fixing scandal rocked the world of fast food, according to an internal memo obtained by Insider. On Tuesday, the fast-food giant told franchisees it had informed Tyson and Pilgrim's Pride, which is owned by meat-industry gia…

Pilgrim's Pride to Host Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 28, 2021

GREELEY, Colo., Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ: PPC) will host its annual meeting of shareholders on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 8 a.m. Mountain / 10 a.m. Eastern. This meeting, which will include a review of fiscal year 2020 and other business as may be pr…

Pilgrim's Pride CEO indicted over alleged U.S. chicken price-fixing

The chief executive of Pilgrim's Pride Corp, a major U.S. poultry company, was indicted along with three other current and former industry executives on charges of seeking to fix the price of chickens, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.

Pilgrim's Pride shares slide 14% after CEO charged with conspiring to fix chicken prices: WSJ

Shares of chicken producer Pilgrim's Price Corp. fell 14% Wednesday, after Chief Executive Jayson Penn was charged with conspiring to fix prices on chickens sold to restaurants and grocery stores, the Wall Street Journal reported. Penn was charged along with three other industry executives, includi…

Brazil's JBS says Pilgrim's Pride concluded acquisition of Tulip in the UK - filing

Brazilian meat processor JBS SA said on Tuesday that its subsidiary Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC) concluded the acquisition of Tulip Ltd in the United Kingdom.

Norway fund to support measure to curb water polution at Pilgrim's Pride

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, will vote in favour of a shareholder proposal on reducing water pollution at poultry-maker Pilgrim's Pride Corporation, the $1.1 trillion fund's manager said on Monday.
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Pilgrim's Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Pilgrim's founded?

    Pilgrim's was founded in 1946.

  • Who are Pilgrim's key executives?

    Pilgrim's's key executives are Charles von der Heyde, Kendra Waldbusser and Joe Waldbusser.

  • How many employees does Pilgrim's have?

    Pilgrim's has 58,600 employees.

  • What is Pilgrim's revenue?

    Latest Pilgrim's annual revenue is $12.1 b.

  • What is Pilgrim's revenue per employee?

    Latest Pilgrim's revenue per employee is $206.3 k.

  • Who are Pilgrim's competitors?

    Competitors of Pilgrim's include Smithfield, Tyson Foods and Perdue Farms.

  • Where is Pilgrim's headquarters?

    Pilgrim's headquarters is located at 1770 Promontory Cir, Greeley.

  • Where are Pilgrim's offices?

    Pilgrim's has offices in Greeley, Ciudad de México and Portadown.

  • How many offices does Pilgrim's have?

    Pilgrim's has 3 offices.