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Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM)

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Sanderson Farms, Inc.

127 Flynt Road
Laurel, MS 39443
United States

SectorConsumer Goods
IndustryFood - Major Diversified
Full Time Employees13,232

Key Executives

Mr. Joe F. Sanderson Jr.Chairman & CEO1.72MN/A69
Mr. Lampkin ButtsPres, COO & Director817.04kN/A66
Mr. D. Michael CockrellTreasurer, CFO & Director699.87kN/A59
Mr. Timothy F. RigneyCorp. Sec., Chief Accounting Officer & Controller287.89kN/A53
Mr. Brian RomanoDirector of Admin.N/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Sanderson Farms, Inc., an integrated poultry processing company, produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh, frozen, and prepared chicken products in the United States. The company sells ice pack, chill pack, bulk pack, and frozen chicken in whole, cut-up, and boneless form primarily under the Sanderson Farms brand name to retailers, distributors, and casual dining operators in the southeastern, southwestern, northeastern, and western United States, as well as to customers who resell frozen chicken in the export markets. Its prepared chicken product line includes institutional and consumer packaged partially cooked or marinated chicken items for distributors and food service establishments. Sanderson Farms, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Laurel, Mississippi.

Corporate Governance

Sanderson Farms, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.