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Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim
Founder, Pilgrim's Pride

The company, which emerged from bankruptcy in 2009, repaid founder Pilgrim's loan guarantee fees of $8.9 million, granted him a $1.5-million-a-year "consultant" contract, and purchased his egg farm for $12 million.

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Last updated January 31 2011: 7:08 AM ET
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