Lord named vice-president of governmental affairs for Pilgrim's Pride

by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
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PITTSBURG, TEXAS — Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. has named A. Wayne Lord vice-president of governmental affairs. In this role, Mr. Lord will be responsible for the company’s governmental affairs program and will represent Pilgrim’s Pride nationally and at the state level in the company’s Southeastern and Eastern operations. He will report to Clifford Butler, Pilgrim’s Pride vice-chairman.

Previously, Mr. Lord was vice-president of corporate relations for Gold Kist Inc. He has 28 years of experience in agriculture, having started with Gold Kist in 1979 and worked for the American Peanut Council and Southco Commodities Inc.

Mr. Lord attended Birmingham-Southern College and received his master’s and doctorate degrees from Georgetown University.

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