GREELEY, Colo. February 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ: PPC) is sad to announce the death of longtime board member Charles Macaluso last weekend.
“Charles has contributed tirelessly to the strategy, vision and success of our company for more than a decade,” said Fabio Sandri, Pilgrim CEO. “He was a colleague and friend who was vital to the growth and transformation of our company. His wise advice, sense of humor and passion are sorely missed. “
Macaluso has been an independent board member at Pilgrim’s since 2009 and a member of the Audit Committee. He was a principal of Dorchester Capital, LLC, a partner of Miller Associates, Inc., and was a director of Williams Industrial Services Group Inc., Darling Ingredients Inc., and Landec Corporation.
“On behalf of the Pilgrim Board of Directors, we express our deepest condolences to the Macaluso family, including his wife, Lynn,” said Gilberto Tomazoni, Chairman of the Pilgrim Board. “He was a personal friend, respected board member and trusted advisor who was deeply committed to Pilgrim. It has been a privilege and an honor to work with Charles and we will miss him dearly. “
As a global food company with more than 58,000 team members, Pilgrim processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, frozen food and value-added products to customers in more than 100 countries. More information is available at www.pilgrims.com.