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With six decades of history, JBS is currently the world's largest protein producer and the world 's second largest food company. The company operates in the processing of beef, pork, sheep and chicken, also acting in the production of food of convenience and added value. In addition, it markets leather products, hygiene and cleaning, collagen, metal packaging, biodiesel, among others.
Currently, JBS has more than 200 production units in the world, with more than 230 thousand employees and capacity to process more than 80 thousand cattle, 14 million poultry, 110 thousand pigs and 100 thousand pieces of leather .
In addition, the company has a diversified portfolio of products, with dozens of brands recognized in Brazil and abroad, such as Swift, Friboi, Seara, Maturatta, Cabaña Las Lilas, Pilgrim's Pride, Gold Kist Farms, Pierce, 1855, Primo and Beehive. This variety of products and presence in 22 countries on five continents (between production platforms and offices) serve more than 300,000 customers in more than 150 countries around the world.

TypePublic
Founded1953
HQBR
Websitejbs.com.br
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)235,000
Share Price (Mar 2017)R$10.8 (-9%)

Key People/Management at JBS

Jose Batista Sobrinho

Jose Batista Sobrinho

President
Gilberto Tomazoni

Gilberto Tomazoni

COO
Wesley Batista Filho

Wesley Batista Filho

South America Operations President
Andre Nogueira

Andre Nogueira

President of JBS USA
Vincent Trius

Vincent Trius

Global President of New Projects
Joanita Karoleski

Joanita Karoleski

President of Seara
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JBS Office Locations

JBS has offices in Abelardo Luz, Araçatuba, Bauru, Cajamar and in 34 other locations
Brooklyn, AU
30 Industry Park Dr
Riverview, AU
1 Lock Way
Caxias do Sul, BR
Caxias do Sul - Galópolis
Itajaí, BR
Itajaí - Volta de Cima
Maringá, BR
Maringá - Floriano, Maringá - State of Paraná
Ribeirao Preto, BR
Ribeirao Preto - Conquista, Ribeirão Preto - State of São Paulo
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JBS Financials and Metrics

JBS Revenue

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

29.0b

Closing stock price (21-Mar-2017)

10.8
JBS's current market capitalization is R$29 b.
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JBS Online and Social Media Presence

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JBS News and Updates

UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS says U.S. listing would not change headquarters, not aimed at reducing tax rate -filing

Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA said in a securities filing late on Friday the company is considering a U.S. listing of its international assets but not a change of its headquarters.

Brazil development bank BNDES delays sale of JBS shares: paper

Brazilian development bank BNDES has delayed a sale of about 8 billion reais ($1.91 billion) of shares it holds in meatpacker JBS SA until January due to unspecified bureaucratic hurdles, a newspaper reported on Friday.

BNDES Plans to Sell $1.9 Billion of Shares in World’s Biggest Meat Supplier JBS

BNDES Plans to Sell $1.9 Billion of Shares in World’s Biggest Meat Supplier JBS

UPDATE 1-Brazil's BNDES hires banks to sell stake in JBS

Brazilian development bank BNDES has hired the investment banks Banco Bradesco SA, Banco BTG Pactual SA, Itau Unibanco Holding SA, Bank of America and UBS Group to sell a partial stake in meatpacker JBS SA in a share offering, the state-run company confirmed in a securities filing on Tuesday.

Brazil's BNDES hires banks to sell shares in JBS - source

Brazilian development bank BNDES has the hired investment banks of Banco Bradesco SA, Banco BTG Pactual SA, Itau Unibanco Holding SA, Bank of America and UBS Group to partially sell its stake in meatpacker JBS SA in a share offering, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.

UPDATE 2-Brazil's JBS posts $86 mln profit for third quarter, shares rise

JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, on Thursday reported a quarterly net profit of $86 million as higher meat prices across its markets bolstered results amid an outbreak of African swine fever in Asia.
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JBS Blogs

JBS RECEIVES CLIMA PARANÁ CERTIFICATE FOR THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE TIME

The Company’s commitment to sustainability was recognized with a certification that acknowledges greenhouse gas emission accountability in the state of Paraná   For the fourth consecutive year, JBS received the Clima Paraná certificate which the Paraná state government awards to companies that volun…

SUSTAINABLE COMMITMENT: JBS AMBIENTAL SETS AN EXAMPLE FOR THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

The JBS Novos Negócios division, a benchmark for the circular economy, attended an event organized by Arcos Dourados and an integration activity at UFSCar   The JBS Ambiental, a JBS Novos Negócios unit, has had a busy last few weeks, after attending events and visiting partner institutions to streng…

JBS NOVOS NEGÓCIOS BUSINESS UNITS END HR CONNECTION PROGRAM CYCLE

The end of the 2019 edition included Team Member training and people management insights   HR Connection (Conexão RH) is a program for new Company leaders and focuses on developing personnel management skills across the Company.   In October 2019, the JBS Higiene e Limpeza, JBS Biodiesel and JBS Tra…

SEARA WINS MAJOR PACKAGING CASES AWARD

New packaging concept developed by Seara won a major award, demonstrating the Company’s ongoing focus on innovation, wellness and sustainability   Seara won an award at the 13th Major Packaging Cases Awards for developing a new Organic Chicken tray which is 100% recyclable, reflecting the range’s fo…

JBS SHOWCASES BEST PRACTICES DURING ANIMAL WELFARE MONTH

The issue  is one of JBS’ core values which the Company works on every day   October is traditionally the Animal Welfare Month at JBS. During the event created to celebrate World Animal Day (October 4), the Company holds a series of awareness activities for Team Members and partners showcasing the i…

JBS SPONSORS GALA DINNER HELD BY THE RONALD MCDONALD INSTITUTE AND RECEIVES AWARD FOR MCHAPPY DAY INITIATIVE

The Company underlines its social commitments in partnership with the restaurant chain   Social development is one of JBS’ tenets and the Company is taking action and investing in a better future. Based on this commitment, JBS sponsored the traditional Ronald McDonald Institute gala dinner which was…
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JBS Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was JBS founded?

    JBS was founded in 1953.

  • Who are JBS key executives?

    JBS's key executives are Jose Batista Sobrinho, Gilberto Tomazoni and Wesley Batista Filho.

  • How many employees does JBS have?

    JBS has 235,000 employees.

  • Who are JBS competitors?

    Competitors of JBS include Milk Mantra, L.J. Fairburn & Son and Big Prawn.

  • Where are JBS offices?

    JBS has offices in Abelardo Luz, Araçatuba, Bauru, Cajamar and in 34 other locations.

  • How many offices does JBS have?

    JBS has 48 offices.