Meatpacker JBS shuffles leadership at subsidiaries


GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — The Brazilian meatpacking company JBS is shuffling leaders at its subsidiaries.

Greeley-based JBS USA said Wednesday that its CEO Don Jackson will retire as CEO at the end of the year as part of a scheduled succession plan. JBS Australia CEO Andre Nogueira will replace him Jan. 1.

Jackson will remain with the company in an advisory capacity and stay on the board of Pilgrim's Pride Corp. JBS has a majority stake in Pilgrim's Pride.

Bill Rupp, who is president and chief operating officer of JBS USA's beef business, will assume leadership of the Australia business and report to Nogueira.

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