“[Arquit`s] knowledge and passion are welcome additions to our strong global team as we work to ensure the highest legal, ethical and compliance standards,” Andre Nogueira, managing director of JBS USA, said in a statement. Feher did not respond to a request for comment on his new position at JBS, which is headquartered in Greeley, Colorado. She spent the last seven years at Quinn Emanuel, working in the New York and Los Angeles offices, and was previously Executive Assistant to Morgan Stanley`s General Counsel. JBS USA has appointed Kevin Arquit to the newly created position of Chief Legal Officer. Arquit will be responsible for leading the Company`s global legal, ethical and compliance efforts. Nora Feher, a complex litigation partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, joined JBS USA Holdings Inc. last month as Chief Ethics Officer. – the American subsidiary of the Brazilian company. Company spokeswoman Nikki Richardson said Feher reports to General Counsel Kevin Arquit, who joined JBS last year. GREELEY, COLORADO. JBS USA announced on April 20 that Kevin Arquit will join the company as General Counsel and will be part of the leadership team.

In this newly created role, Arquit will be responsible for leading all of the Company`s legal, ethical and compliance efforts in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Europe and the United Kingdom. He will report to Andre Nogueira, President and CEO of JBS USA. JBS SA, the Brazilian meat packer and parent company of the top 100 JBS USA and Pilgrim`s Pride listers, is taking additional steps to ensure a more consistent compliance program across its global operations. www.wsj.com/articles/meatpacker-jbs-usa-hires-new-chief-legal-officer-11618949123 “I look forward to joining the JBS team to help build world-class legal, ethical and compliance programs,” said Arquit. “With my diverse experience, I am focused on providing the highest quality advice and services to the global team.” JBS SA, the world`s largest meat supplier, announced Tuesday that it has hired Kevin Arquit for a new global legal role on its management team. A Pilgrim`s spokesman did not immediately comment. A spokeswoman for JBS USA said, “[Mr. Arquit] has been hired to help develop world-class legal, ethical and compliance programs for the company.” Arquit did not respond to a request for comment on whether he acted as JBS` outside counsel during his time in private practice.

His appointment as general counsel comes less than a week after JBS agreed to pay nearly $13 million to settle an alleged class action lawsuit filed by restaurants and retailers. The deal followed JBS`s $24.5 million settlement with pork wholesalers and another $20 million antitrust settlement approved with pork consumers earlier this month. Arquit will serve as general counsel for JBS USA Food Co. LLC, a business unit that includes the company`s global operations based in São Paulo, Brazil, outside its home country, including its operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Europe, the JBS spokeswoman said. Nikki Richardson. In the newly created position, Mr. Arquit will lead the company`s legal, ethical and compliance efforts in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Europe and the United Kingdom, the company announced Tuesday. Kim Pryor will continue to serve as JBS`s general counsel in the United States, the company said. JBS USA is a subsidiary of Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS SA. Kevin Arquit, who previously served as general counsel at the Federal Trade Commission and director of the FTC`s Competition Bureau, will join the Greeley, Colorado-based meat packer on May 3, the company said. When asked if the company had hired a new general counsel in response to those legal entanglements, Richardson told Bloomberg Law that Arquit was hired to “help build world-class legal, ethical and compliance programs.” Beef and pork giant JBS USA Holdings Inc.

hired a former U.S. antitrust agent as the new general counsel as the U.S. meat industry comes under antitrust scrutiny. JBS USA Holdings Inc. has hired Jason Weller as the company`s first global chief sustainability officer, a position that will oversee the development of the roadmap for the meat packer`s net zero 2040 commitment.