Annual and Sustainability Report | 2019
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Our Business

Care from every aspect

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JBS develops its global business strategy based on seven pillars: strong brands, a leading position in the markets where it operates, production in locations with competitive advantages, distribution structure in the largest consumer markets, diversification by protein and geography, operational excellence, and value-added products.

JBS has two main structures: one headquartered in Brazil and another in the United States. JBS in Brazil includes Friboi, Swift, JBS Couros and JBS Novos Neg√≥cios, in addition to Seara. While operations headquartered in the United States are grouped under JBS USA and include JBS USA Beef, JBS USA Pork and Pilgrim’s Pride, a conglomerate of companies with significant operations in Central and North America, Europe and Oceania.

The goal of this organization is to optimize the Company’s competitive advantages in the biggest markets in the world, with a broad portfolio of products, synergies in the value chain and high consumer brand recall.

Business have the autonomy to implement choices related to management, innovation and treatment of themes material to JBS, based on their regional realities, provided they are aligned with the values and principles, as well as the global strategy, that guide the Company’s action. At the same time, with the support of the corporate area, business units share knowledge, good practices and management systems with each other.

The result is a model geared toward agile decision-making, operational excellence, and resilience in the face of challenges, whether situational or commercial. This is what enables JBS to meet market demands and fulfill its purpose of providing quality food, with ethical action and more sustainable production.

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