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Promotion of Batista Family Member at JBS S.A.


Wesley Batista Filho, son of Wesley Batista and grandson of Jose Batista Sabrinho, will assume the position of Global President of Operations for JBS S.A. on November 1st.  Wesley Batisto Filho is currently Global President of Operations covering Latin America and Oceania.  In his new position he will report to CEO Gilberto Tomazoni.  The CEOs of JBS USA, Australia, and Brazil will report to Battista Filho.


Andre Nogueira, President of Operations for North America, will retire at the beginning of November, but will remain with the company in an advisory capacity and will also serve on the board of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation.

During the nine years as head of JBS operations in the U.S. the Company has doubled annual revenue through expansion in North America, the EU, and Australia.  The Batista family remains the controlling shareholder of JBS S.A.


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