Cal-Maine Foods on February 18 announced the passing of Jack B. Self, who served as the company's vice president of operations - production. Self, age 84, had been an employee of Cal-Maine Foods since 1968.
Commenting on the announcement, Dolph Baker, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said, "All of us at Cal-Maine Foods are deeply saddened by the death of our good friend and colleague, Jack Self. He has been a valued member of the Cal-Maine Foods family for over 46 years and played an important role in the company's growth and development. More importantly, Jack served as a great mentor and teacher to many of us throughout the company. He was also well respected in our industry and has built a legacy that will survive him in the years to come. During the coming days, our prayers and support will be with Jack's family."