Mark A. Gustafson
Mark Gustafson is Vice President of International Sales for JBS Swift & Company in Greeley, Colo., the third-largest processor of beef and pork in the United States and the largest beef processor in Australia. He held the same position starting in 1995 with ConAgra Beef Company before CBC was joined in 2002 with ConAgra’s fresh pork division to form Swift & Company. Gustafson joined ConAgra from the U.S. Meat Export Federation, where he worked for 11 years, most recently as vice president of Technical Services and Research.
A graduate of the University of Wyoming with a degree in Animal Science, Gustafson began his career with Monfort, the forerunner of ConAgra Beef Company and Swift and Company, where he worked from 1977 through 1984 in production, production scheduling and international sales.
Gustafson has been active in the industry, serving on the Secretary of Agriculture’s Advisory Committee for Meat and Poultry Inspection, on the Agriculture Trade Advisory Committee