BRAZIL, São Paulo. BS S.A. informs its shareholders and the market in general that the Board of Directors decided to appoint José Batista Júnior as interim President and CEO of the Company and also appointed José Batista Sobrinho, a Board member and founder of JBS, as Chairman of the Board.
Both Wesley Batista and Joesley Batista informed the Company that they will appeal against the above mentioned decision. “I take on the role of President of JBS with a commitment to give continuity to the sustainable growth of the Company. JBS has a robust global and reginal business structure, with experienced senior executives and a solid corporate governance”, stated José Batista Júnior. The Company will maintain its shareholders and the market in general informed on any future events.