Top executives of four major chicken production and processing companies will participate in a roundtable discussion and take questions from industry analysts at the National Chicken Council Annual Conference on Thursday, October 5, in Washington. The sessions will be webcast live from 2:15 to 3:45 p.m. EDT.
Participating will be John Bekkers, president and chief executive officer of Gold Kist Inc. (NASDAQ: GKIS), Atlanta, Georgia; Lampkin Butts, president of Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ: SAFM), Laurel, Mississippi; O.B. Goolsby, president and chief executive officer of Pilgrim’s Pride (NYSE: PPC), Pittsburg, Texas; and Bill Lovette, senior group vice president of poultry and prepared foods, Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN), Springdale, Arkansas. Each will make a brief presentation and then participate in a panel discussion.
Asking questions of the panel will be Farha Aslam, vice president of equity research for Stephens, Inc., and Michael Piken, research associate at Cleveland Research Company. Moderating will be Mark Hickman, president and chief executive officer of Peco Foods, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the incoming chairman of the National Chicken Council.
What: “Industry Insights & Outlook Panel,” National Chicken Council Annual Conference.
When: 2:15 – 3:45 p.m. EDT, Thursday, October 5, 2006
How: Live over the Internet — Simply log on to the web at the address above.
Contact: Richard L. Lobb, NCC director of communications, (202) 296-2622 ext. 19
The National Chicken Council represents integrated chicken producer-processors, the companies that produce, process and market chickens. Member companies of NCC account for approximately 95 percent of the chicken sold in the United States.