Corporate Governance

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Activist investor Nelson Peltz to leave Mondelēz Board

By Oliver Nieburg

Trian Fund Management CEO Nelson Peltz, who pushed for a merger between Mondelēz and PepsiCo five years ago, will stand down from Mondelez’s Board of Directors as the Cadbury maker names two new members.

José Batista Sobrinho has been named president of JBS

José Batista back in JBS president role

By Aidan Fortune

The board of directors of Brazilian processor JBS has unanimously elected José Batista Sobrinho, founder of JBS, as its president. 

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.

Coalition recommends label declaration for use of nanotechnology

Coalition recommends label declaration for use of nanotechnology

By Hank Schultz

A coalition of NGOs has released a policy recommendation on how companies should move forward on the use of nanotech in foods and supplements. The document recommends corporate transparency and label declarations for the use of this technology.

John Johnson will step into the role of CEO until the board finds a replacement

National Pork Board CEO steps down

By Georgi Gyton

Chris Novak, chief executive officer of US association the National Pork Board, has announced he is to step down after six years of service.

David West: The new man at Del Monte

David West leaves Hershey to lead Del Monte

David J. West has resigned from the top job at Hershey’s to take on the role of CEO at Del Monte – and John P. Bilbrey has been appointed as interim president and CEO at The Hershey Company.

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