BRF S.A., has announced that its Board of Directors, in a meeting held this week, has appointed Mr. José Aurélio Drummond Jr. as the substitute of Mr. Pedro de Andrade Faria in the Global Chief Executive Officer position.
Mr. Pedro de Andrade Faria will remain in charge as Global Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) until Mr. José Aurélio Drummond Jr. takes office, within the terms of article 149, §1º, of Brazilian Corporation Law.
During his professional path, Mr. José Aurélio Drummond Jr., engeneer graduated by FEI, served as executive of Whirlpool, Alcoa and Eneva companies.
BRF thanks Mr. Pedro de Andrade Faria for the work done over all the period he held the position as Global Chief Executive Officer.
Currently chief executive of GreenV – an international group of companies active in the horticultural sector – van Karnebeek spent a large portion of his career at Heineken, working in commercial, marketing and general management positions. He served as chief commercial officer at the Dutch brewer from 2015 until 2021.
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