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Wesley Mendonça Batista

CEO
FOOD
JBS SA
Brazil

Biography

  Mr. Wesley Mendonça Batista has been the Chief Executive Officer of JBS Foods International plc since July 14, 2016 and JBS Investments GmbH since January 26, 2011. Mr. Batista has been the Chief Executive Officer of JBS S.A. since February 1, 2011 and serves as its Member of Executive Board. He has been Global Chief Executive Officer of JBS USA Finance, Inc. and JBS Australia Pty Limited since February 1, 2011 and serves as its Member of Executive Board. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of JBS Global Operations at JBS USA Holdings, Inc. He has served in various capacities at JBS S.A. since 1988. He served as the Chief Operation Officer of JBS S.A. and served as its Global President since February 1, 2011. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of JBS USA Holdings, Inc. from May 25, 2007 to 2011. He has over 20 years of experience in beef production working with JBS since 1987. Mr. Batista serves as the Chairman of Fábrica de Produtos Alimentícios Vigor S.A. He has been the Chairman of Excelsior Alimentos S.A. since April 24, 2014. He serves as Chairman of Vigor Alimentos S.A. and has been its Director since February 9, 2012. He served as the Chairman of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation from December 2009 to July 2013. he serves as the Chairman of the Board at Eldorado Brasil Celulose S.A. He served as Vice Chairman of Eldorado Brasil Celulose S.A. He has been Vice Chairman and Director of JBS Investments GmbH since January 2, 2007. He served as Vice Chairman of JBS S.A. until May 26, 2017 and served as its Director since April 29, 2011until September 20, 2017. He serves as a Director of JBS Foods International B.V. He served as a Director of Alpargatas S.A. until September 28, 2017. He served as Director of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC) from December 2009 to June 14, 2017. He served as a Director of Moy Park Holdings (Europe) Limited until June 29, 2017. Mr. Batista served as a Director of JBS USA Holdings, Inc. since June 25, 2007.

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