Ivan Siqueira appointed as president of Pilgrim’s Europe
Manufacturer Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation has announced the appointment of Ivan Siqueira as president of Pilgrim’s Europe.
The company stated that the new “strategic” position within the Pilgrim’s family will “enable greater collaboration” among the organisation’s businesses in Europe, with Siqueira taking overall responsibility for Pilgrim’s UK, Moy Park, Pilgrim’s Food Masters and Pilgrim’s Shared Services Ltd.
Siqueira will continue in his existing role leading Pilgrim’s UK on an interim basis until a new leader is appointed. According to Pilgrim’s Pride, the business will prioritise delivering the highest quality and most innovative products for customers in the lead up to Christmas.
Siqueira said: “I’m honoured to take on this new strategic position which I believe will bring the business units closer together while allowing us to pursue organic growth and enhance our acquisition strategy to continue building the best food company in the region.
“I will continue to focus on ensuring Pilgrim’s UK delivers excellence for our customers during this crucial period. I’m also looking forward to working with the wider Pilgrim’s family to build on our respective strengths and foundations and provide best-in-class service.”
This comes as Pilgrim’s recently reported good progression in its business recovery and growth plan for the year to 25th December 2022.