Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

C. Larry Pope

President and CEO, Smithfield Foods Inc.


C. Larry Pope is President and CEO of Smithfield Foods Inc., the world′s largest producer of pork and a leader in turkey processing, with more than 52,400 employees worldwide. Pope has been with Smithfield Foods for nearly 30 years, starting his career there as corporate controller before serving as vice president and chief financial officer, and then president. He has been a member of the board of directors of Smithfield Foods since 2006 and a member of the board of directors of Campofrio Food Group, S.A. since 2008. Pope previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, after graduating from William & Mary with a B.S. in business administration. He also holds an M.B.A. from the college.


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