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Sanderson Farms Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

17.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Joe Sanderson (74 yo)

38.5yrs

Tenure

US$6,885,129

Compensation

Mr. Joe F. Sanderson, Jr. has been the Chairman of Sanderson Farms, Inc. since January 8, 1998 and as its Chief Executive Officer since November 1, 1989. Mr. Sanderson served as the President of Sanderson...


CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Joe Sanderson's remuneration changed compared to Sanderson Farms's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Apr 30 2022n/an/a

US$852m

Jan 31 2022n/an/a

US$630m

Oct 31 2021US$7mUS$2m

US$449m

Jul 31 2021n/an/a

US$295m

Apr 30 2021n/an/a

US$165m

Jan 31 2021n/an/a

US$76m

Oct 31 2020US$5mUS$2m

US$28m

Jul 31 2020n/an/a

-US$22m

Apr 30 2020n/an/a

-US$2m

Jan 31 2020n/an/a

US$32m

Oct 31 2019US$4mUS$2m

US$53m

Jul 31 2019n/an/a

US$32m

Apr 30 2019n/an/a

-US$9m

Jan 31 2019n/an/a

-US$8m

Oct 31 2018US$4mUS$2m

US$61m

Jul 31 2018n/an/a

US$175m

Apr 30 2018n/an/a

US$278m

Jan 31 2018n/an/a

US$302m

Oct 31 2017US$7mUS$1m

US$275m

Jul 31 2017n/an/a

US$278m

Apr 30 2017n/an/a

US$218m

Jan 31 2017n/an/a

US$199m

Oct 31 2016US$4mUS$1m

US$186m

Jul 31 2016n/an/a

US$138m

Apr 30 2016n/an/a

US$135m

Jan 31 2016n/an/a

US$158m

Oct 31 2015US$6mUS$1m

US$212m

Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD6.89M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.85M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Joe's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Joe Sanderson
Chairman & CEO32.67yrsUS$6.89m3.44%
$ 156.8m
Lampkin Butts
President & Director17.75yrsUS$2.59m0.46%
$ 20.9m
D. Cockrell
CFO, Chief Legal Officer28.67yrsUS$2.08m0.38%
$ 17.4m
Timothy Rigney
Corporate Secretary9.67yrsUS$826.09k0.070%
$ 3.2m
Edward Chisholm
Principal Operating Officer2.42yrsno datano data
Brian Romano
Director of Administration & Human Resourcesno datano datano data
Robin Robinson
Director of Organization Development & Corporate Communicationno datano datano data
Hilary Burroughs
Director of Marketingno datano datano data
Bob Rosa
Chief Financial Analystno datano datano data

17.8yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SAFM's management team is seasoned and experienced (17.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Joe Sanderson
Chairman & CEO38.5yrsUS$6.89m3.44%
$ 156.8m
Lampkin Butts
President & Director24.42yrsUS$2.59m0.46%
$ 20.9m
D. Cockrell
CFO, Chief Legal Officer24.42yrsUS$2.08m0.38%
$ 17.4m
Phil Livingston
Independent Lead Director33.5yrsUS$289.11k0.047%
$ 2.2m
Edith Kelly-Green
Independent Director3.83yrsUS$267.84k0.015%
$ 669.3k
Gail Pittman
Independent Director20.5yrsUS$273.12k0.080%
$ 3.6m
Beverly Hogan
Independent Director18.42yrsUS$281.64k0.080%
$ 3.6m
Sonia Perez
Independent Director3yrsUS$276.72k0.013%
$ 606.5k
John Bierbusse
Outside Director16.42yrsUS$259.83k0.038%
$ 1.7m
Toni Cooley
Independent Director15.5yrsUS$293.75k0.10%
$ 4.6m
Fred Banks
Independent Director15.5yrsUS$274.72k0.12%
$ 5.5m
John Barksdale
Independent Director3.92yrsUS$276.34k0.021%
$ 976.2k

17.4yrs

Average Tenure

68.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SAFM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.4 years average tenure).