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Twinkies maker Hostess Brands has announced its CEO Bill Toler will be retiring next year. Pic: Hostess

Hostess Brands’ CEO to retire

By Gill Hyslop

Bill Toler, president and CEO of Twinkies producer Hostess Brands, has informed the Board of Directors that he plans to retire in March 2018.

Spam CEO named chairman

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Spam CEO named chairman

By Oscar Rousseau

The maker of canned meat Spam, US-based Hormel Foods, has named CEO Jim Snee chairman of the board of directors, after the retirement of former incumbent Jeffrey Ettinger.

JBS has restructured following the corruption scandal earlier this year

JBS changes structure after corruption scandal

By Rod Addy

Beleaguered Brazilian meat giant JBS has created an executive committee to advise its board directors as it seeks to distance itself from the government corruption scandal that has rocked Brazil. 

JBS wants to restore trust in its brand after a tainted meat scandal

Brazil’s JBS appoints two executives

By Oscar Rousseau

Meatpacker JBS SA has appointed Gilberto Xandó to its board of directors and Marcelo Proença as global head of compliance.

New JBS chairman Tarek Farahat said he wanted to 'restore trust' in the company

JBS appoints Tarek Farahat as chairman

By Oscar Rousseau

Beleaguered Brazilian meatpacker JBS has appointed the former Procter & Gamble chief Tarek Farahat as its new chairman of the board.

JBS: all measures against CEO Wesley Batista have been lifted by a federal judge

Suspension of JBS CEO Wesley Batista lifted

By Oscar Rousseau

The billionaire Batista brothers in charge of meatpacker JBS have had their suspensions – imposed following corruption allegations – lifted by a federal judge in Brazil.

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