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The Company received awards in both individual and overall categories in

Institutional Investor magazine Latin American ranking


São Paulo, July 17, 2019 – JBS recently achieved outstanding results on the 2019 Latin America Executive Team ranking developed by Institutional Investor magazine, which has a global reputation for its services to the financial market. The Company was the highlight of the Foodstuff and Beverage segments, winning three awards.

André Menezes, JBS Investor Relations manager, was voted “Best IR Professional” by sell-side analysts. Sell-side analysts also ranked the Company as having the “Best IR Staff”. JBS also took the second place in the “Best Investor Relations Program” category.

The ranking is based on votes from approximately nine hundred Brazilian and international investors and market analysts, who chose the standout Latin American companies in the financial market’s 12 most important categories.

About JBS
JBS is one of the world’s leading food industry companies with approximately 230 thousand employees in 15 countries. The Company owns a portfolio of brands that are acknowledged for their excellence and innovation, including Friboi, Moy Park, Pilgrim’s Pride, Primo, Seara, Swift, Gold’n Plump and others, serving over 275,000 customers of more than 190 nationalities worldwide. The Company’s focus on innovation also reflects its management approach to related businesses in areas such as leather, biodiesel, collagen, personal hygiene and cleaning products, natural wrappings, solid waste management solutions, metal packaging and transportation. JBS has adopted best sustainability practices throughout its value chain and constantly monitors its suppliers using satellite imagery, georeferenced maps of supplier farms and monitors official data from government agencies. The Company also focuses on the highest possible food safety and quality standards. The success of JBS’s operations is closely tied to our Animal welfare practices, which are rigorously applied and have received an increasing share of investments to further improve the Company’s efforts in this area, in line with best practices.

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