Ag Leadership Council
Andre Nogueira is President and Chief Executive Officer of JBS USA®, the North American and Australian subsidiary of JBS SA®, and the second largest global food company in the world. JBS USA® also holds a majority interest in Pilgrim’s Pride®, the second largest poultry company in the U.S. Mr. Nogueira assumed the role of CEO on Jan. 1, 2013. Mr. Nogueira began his career with JBS in 2007, serving as Chief Financial Officer through 2011. He then served as CEO of JBS Australia® throughout 2012. Prior to working for JBS®, Mr. Nogueira worked for Banco do Brasil in corporate banking posi- tions in the U.S. and Brazil. Mr. Nogueira currently serves on the Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation® Board of Directors, the Scott Technology Limited® Board of Directors, the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Board of Di- rectors, the NAMI Executive Committee and Rabobank’s North American Agribusiness Advisory Board. He has an MBA from Funcado Don Cabral, a Master’s in Economics from Brasilia University, a B.A. in Economics from Federal Fluminese University, and ago Booth Advanced Management Program.