“As a result of Fieldale removing Goldberg from its board of directors and as a result of a thorough investigation into Fieldale’s conduct, it has become clear that Fieldale and (its board members) have breached and continue to breach fiduciary duties owed directly to Goldberg,” Woods wrote. At the meeting, shareholder William House made the motion to remove Goldberg from the board and it was seconded by Howard Watkins. Fieldale Farms Corporation P.O. BALDWIN, GA Address: 555 BROILER BLVD PO Box 558 BALDWIN, GA 30511 Phone: 706-778-5100 Fax: 706-776-6993 Contact Information: Contact: TERELL FRANKLIN Contact Fax: 706-776-6993 Facility Information: Types: Animal & Poultry Feed, Animal & Poultry Feed / Unit Receivers
Box 558 Baldwin, GA 30511 800-241-5400 Fieldale Farms is a family-owned and -operated company.
Cyndae Arrendale, Tom Arrendale’s daughter, also owns 18 percent of the shares, according to court documents. Nutrition-centric drink shop to open in Flowery Branch, High school football: West Hall steams over Gilmer 35-7, High school football: Cherokee Bluff wins nail biter at Dawson County, locks up first playoff berth in school history, High school football: Gainesville comes up short in tight loss to visiting West Forsyth, High school football: Johnson no match for Greenbrier, High school football: Lusco's 3 TDs help Flowery Branch roll over Madison County, Opinion: Voting process should be protected with legal action, Opinion: Doctor always worked to help his patients, Opinion: Proposed rezoning on McEver Road would not be safe, Column: Let’s connect despite being a messy, difficult bunch of people, Column: Brenau neighborhood rose from the woods, Column: Two magic words that make all the difference, Column: Without proper ventilation, homes can build up this harmful gas, Column: Elvis, part 5 — Anna and the Guest House. While Fieldale is offering to settle, it is not admitting guilt as a part of the settlement. Only her brother, Joe M. Hatfield, and Gus Arrendale, son of the late Fieldale co-founder Tom Arrendale, own more interest in the company, according to court documents. “What I had hoped would be beneficial dialogue about the company, quickly spiraled into an unfortunate situation where I was isolated and criticized.”. Fieldale Farms Corporation produces and markets poultry products.
Fieldale Farms Corporation P.O. Goldberg owns 18 percent of the company’s privately held shares, according to court documents.
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The remaining six shareholders present, including Goldberg’s brother, voted in favor of her removal. Fieldale has asked for a court hearing to argue its motion to dismiss the case. It also ships internationally to more than 50 countries and offers private-label chicken products, along with its namesake Fieldale Farms brand, for foodservice and retail food customers.
It was unclear through court filings if a mediation session was held. Box 558 Baldwin, GA 30511 800-241-5400 Fieldale’s attorney did not return a phone message. Fieldale Farms officials are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by one of its largest shareholders, saying her claims are moot after she was voted off the board of directors. As one of the largest independent poultry processors in the world, Fieldale’s annual sales have been estimated by various business publications as being in excess of $450 million. Try D&B Hoovers Free
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Betty Hatfield Goldberg of Gainesville, daughter of the late Fieldale co-founder Joe S. Hatfield, filed suit against the Baldwin-based poultry giant, claiming she was denied access to company records after she wanted to take a more active role in the company. Share. Runoff official in Senate race between David Perdue, Jon Ossoff, Georgia official answers Trump's question: There are no missing military ballots, Gillsville woman accused of taking $168K from employer, Kipper Tool Company, Authorities: Man who didn’t return to prison transitional center from Gainesville job captured in Walker County, LIVE UPDATES: Northeast Georgia Health System's COVID-19 patient numbers creeping back toward 100 mark, Opinion: Gainesville’s canceling of Christmas on Green Street may not be popular, but it’s responsible, These are the contact tracing efforts Gainesville and Hall County school systems are making, CDC backtracks on new guidance on how coronavirus spreads through air, COVID-19 numbers declining some locally. Fieldale heir voted off board after a lawsuit, Company asks judge to dismiss Goldbergs claim.
The Company offers natural whole birds, cut-up, skinless, and boneless chicken parts, and fully-cooked products.
Goldberg did not attend the meeting but sent a letter, which was read to the board. “After my father’s death (in 2008), I raised many issues to the board and (Fieldale President) Tom Hensley that concerned me,” Goldberg wrote. Fieldale Farms officials are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by one of its largest shareholders, saying her claims are moot after she was voted off the board of directors. Here's how some local businesses think they'll winter pandemic, What’s shakin’? Woods, Goldberg’s attorney, declined to comment when reached Friday.
Mountain Judicial Circuit Judge Rusty Smith ordered that mediation between the parties take place, preferably in July.
Fieldale now argues in court filings that Goldberg has no legal standing to sue for access to the company’s records because she is no longer a member of the board of directors. “The requested declaratory relief was rendered moot when Fieldale shareholders voted to remove plaintiff as a director of the company,” attorney Jay Bennett wrote for Fieldale.
Documents filed this month in Habersham County Superior Court show that after Goldberg filed her suit in February, the company’s eight other shareholders met in March to vote on removing her from the board.
“Moreover, directors are not authorized to inspect corporate documents, much less given an unlimited inspection right.”, Fieldale has cited a Georgia law that allows shareholders to inspect “certain limited categories of documents, but does not grant such a right to directors.”, The company claims Goldberg has “regularly reviewed documents as a shareholder.”, Goldberg’s attorney, Ernest “Bucky” Woods, wrote that “Fieldale’s argument lacks merit and such gamesmanship should be condemned.”. FIELDALE FARMS. From WATTAgNet: Fieldale Farms has offered to pay $2.25 million to settle in a lawsuit that accuses the company and other broiler companies of a price-fixing collusion scheme..