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Pilgrims Pride Corp (PPC.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gilberto Tomazoni

56 2013 Chairman of the Board

William Lovette

56 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Fabio Sandri

44 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Joesley Batista

44 2009 Director

Wesley Batista

45 2013 Director

David Bell

66 2012 Independent Director

Michael Cooper

66 2009 Independent Director

Charles Macaluso

72 2009 Independent Director

Andre Nogueira de Souza

47 2014 Independent Director

Wallim Vasconcellos

58 2009 Independent Director

Dunham Winoto

2015 Director – Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Gilberto Tomazoni

Mr. Gilberto Tomazoni is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Beginning in 2013, Mr. Tomazoni also served as president of the Global Poultry Division of JBS. Before joining JBS, Mr. Tomazoni spent four years with Bunge Alimentos S.A. as Vice President of Foods and Ingredients. Prior to that, Mr. Tomazoni served 27 years with Sadia S.A., a leading provider of both frozen and refrigerated food products in Brazil, in various roles, including Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2009. He earned an M.A. degree in management development in 1991 from Fundação de Ensino do Desenvolvimento and a B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering in 1982 from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. Mr. Tomazoni has served as a board member of Brazil Fast Food Corporation since 2009, a member of the International Advisory Council for Fundação Dom Cabral since 2009 and a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism-Brazil/Russia since 2008.

William Lovette

Mr. William W. Lovette is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He brings more than 30 years of industry leadership experience to Pilgrim’s. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Case Foods, Inc. from October 2008 to December 2010. Before joining Case Foods, Inc., Mr. Lovette spent 25 years with Tyson Foods Inc. 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. Mr. Lovette earned a B.S. degree from Texas A&M University. In addition, he is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

Fabio Sandri

Mr. Fabio Sandri is Chief Financial Officer of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation. He previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Estacio Participações, the private post-secondary educational institution in Brazil since April 2010. From November 2008 until April 2010, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Imbra SA, a provider of dental services based in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Commencing in 2005 through October 2008, he was employed by Braskem S.A., a New York Stock Exchange-listed petrochemical company headquartered in Camaçari, Brazil, first from 2005 to 2007 as its strategy director and from 2007 until his departure as its corporate controller. He earned his Masters in Business Administration in 2001 from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a degree in electrical engineering in 1993 from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo.

Joesley Batista

Mr. Joesley Mendonça Batista is Director of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation. He is currently the President of the Board of Directors of JBS and served as the Chief Executive Officer of JBS. from March 2006 until January 2011. Mr. Batista has served as a Director of the Company since December 2009. Mr. Batista has served in various capacities at JBS since 1988. Mr. Batista is the brother of Wesley Mendonça Batista, a Director of the Company, and José Batista Júnior, a Director of JBS, and the son of José Batista Sobrinho, the founder of JBS and a member of its Board of Directors.

Wesley Batista

Mr. Wesley Mendonca Batista is Director of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation. He has served as a Director of the Board of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation since December 2009 and served as Chairman of the Board of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation from December 2009 until July 2013. Mr. Batista became President and Chief Executive Officer of JBS in February 2011. Mr. Batista previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of JBS USA Food Company Holdings (JBS USA Holdings”), a subsidiary of JBS, from July 2007 until January 2011. Mr. Batista also served as Chairman of the Board of JBS USA Holdings and is the Vice President of JBS’s Board of Directors. Mr. Batista has served in various capacities at JBS since 1987. Mr. Batista is the brother of Joesley Mendonça Batista, Chairman of the Board of JBS, and José Batista Júnior, a Director of JBS, and is the son of José Batista Sobrinho, the founder of JBS and a member of its Board of Directors.

David Bell

Dr. David E. Bell, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation. has served as a Director since July 2012. Mr. Bell has expertise in a number of areas including risk management, marketing and agribusiness. He has served as the George M. Moffett Professor of Agriculture and Business at Harvard Business School since July 1998. At Harvard Business School, he leads the annual agribusiness executive seminar and has been chairman of the school’s marketing faculty and Senior Associate Dean with responsibility for faculty recruiting. He has degrees from Oxford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Michael Cooper

Mr. Michael L. Cooper is an Independent Director of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation. Mr. Cooper is currently a Managing Director and Vice Chairman Emeritus of Kincannon & Reed, an executive search firm for the food and agribusiness sectors, where he has been employed since July 2004. Mr. Cooper was a Managing Partner of Kincannon & Reed and served as the Executive Vice President & CFO and a member of the board from July 2004 to December 2014. From September 2002 to July 2004, Mr. Cooper served as the Chief Executive Officer of Meyer Natural Angus. From January 1996 to July 2002, Mr. Cooper was employed by Perdue Farms, Inc., where he served in various roles, including as President, Retail Products, from February 2000 to July 2002, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from January 1996 through February 2000. From August 1992 to January 1996, he served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of Rocco Enterprises. Mr. Cooper also served in various senior financial roles with Dial Corporation over a 14 year career with that company.

Charles Macaluso

Mr. Charles Macaluso is an Independent Director of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation. He has been a principal of Dorchester Capital, LLC, a management consulting and corporate advisory service firm focusing on operational assessment, strategic planning and workouts since 1998. From 1996 to 1998, he was a partner at Miller Associates, Inc., a workout, turnaround partnership, focusing on operational assessment, strategic planning and crisis management. Mr. Macaluso currently serves as a director of the following public companies: Global Power Equipment Group Inc., where he is also Chairman of the Board and a member of the audit committee; and Darling International, where he is also Lead Director. He also serves as a Chairman of the Board of three private companies. Mr. Macaluso previously served as a director of Global Crossing Ltd., where he was also a member of the audit committee.

Andre Nogueira de Souza

Mr. Andre Nogueira de Souza is Independent Director of the Company. Since January 1, 2013, Mr. Nogueira served as President and Chief Executive Officer of JBS USA Holdings, which holds the U.S., Canadian and Australian operations of JBS, the largest animal protein company in the world. Mr. Nogueira began his career with JBS USA Holdings in 2007, serving as Chief Financial Officer through 2011. He then served as Chief Executive Officer of JBS Australia, a subsidiary of JBS, in 2012. Prior to working for JBS USA Holdings, Mr. Nogueira worked for Banco do Brasil in corporate banking positions in the U.S. and Brazil. Mr. Nogueira currently serves on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of American Meat Institute, the Deans’ Leadership Council of the College of Agricultural Sciences of the Colorado State University and Rabobank’s North American Agribusiness Advisory Board. Mr. Nogueira has an MBA from Funcado Don Cabral, a Master’s in Economics from Brasilia University, and a B.A. in Economics from Federal Fluminese University.

Wallim Vasconcellos

Mr. Wallim Cruz De Vasconcellos, Jr., is an Independent Director of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation. He has served as a Partner of Iposeira Partners Ltd, a provider of advisory services for mergers and acquisitions and restructuring transactions, since 2003. Mr. Vasconcellos served as a Consultant to IFC/World Bank from 2003 to 2008. He is currently a Member of the Board of Santos Brasil S.A. and served as a Member of the Board of Cremer S.A. from 2006 to 2008.

Dunham Winoto