December 6, 2018 |
Brazil's JBS has named Gilberto Tomazoni as its new global CEO, marking the first time that someone outside the Batista family takes the helm.
Tomazoni joined JBS in 2013, after working as CEO of the BRF subsidiary Sadia and vice president at Bunge. He became the head of the JBS' global operations in 2015 and COO in 2017. He takes over from José Batista Sobrinho, who founded the company in 1953.
Batista stepped in as CEO in September 2017, after his son Joesely and Wesley admitted to bribing
Gilberto Tomazoni becomes the first head of the Brazilian meat company from outside the Batista family