JBS Mercosul Appoints New President

14 August 2013, at 7:44am

BRAZIL - One of Brazil's meat processing giant, JBS Mercosul, has announced the appointment of Miguel Gularte as its new president.

The move follows the company's strategy to strengthen its executive.

Mr Gularte has extensive experience in the beef industry.

He is a graduate of veterinary medicine and has 32 years’ experience in the meat sector.

He began his career in Industrial Cooperative Meat and Derivatives (cicade) and has held various positions as Manager of Quality Control Manager and Manufacturing Director.

In 1996, he moved to Uruguay where he joined the fridge PUL, where he served as Commercial Director, Chief Executive Officer and President. In 2011, Michael led the sale of PUL part of Minerva Foods.

He then became international vice-president at Minerva, a position he held until June 2013.