JBS USA has brought attorney Kevin Arquit on board in the newly created executive role of Chief Legal Officer. Arquit will join the company officially on May 3 and will report to CEO Andre Nogueira. Kim Pryor will remain on board as general counsel for JBS in the United States while Arquit focuses on the global business.
In his new role, Arquit will be responsible for leading all legal, ethics and compliance efforts for the company in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Europe and the UK.
“We are pleased that Kevin is joining JBS and bringing his expertise to this important role for our company,” said Nogueira. “During Kevin’s impressive career, he has made a significant impact on numerous high-profile clients and is well respected as one of the premier attorneys in the world. His knowledge and passion are welcome additions to our strong global team as we work to ensure the highest legal, ethics and compliance standards.”