Pilgrims Pride CEO to JBS; Case Exec Brought In
JBS SA, the Brazilian meat processor that now owns 67 percent of Pilgrim's Pride, hired the poultry firm’s CEO Don Jackson to become president and CEO of JBS USA, Greeley, Colo.
In turn, Pilgrim's Pride Corp. hired William Lovette, 50, as its president/CEO. He was president and
The two changes take effect Jan. 2 and 3. Lovette will report Jackson, who will continue to serve on Pilgrim's board of directors.
Lovette has more than 27 years of poultry industry experience. Before joining Case, he spent 25 years with Tyson Foods in various roles in senior management, including president of its international business unit, president of its foodservice business unit and senior group vice president of poultry and prepared foods.