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How JBS prepares for succession with the Batista family back at the helm

By Tatiana Freitas and Daniel Cancel

For 65 years, a Batista was at the helm of JBS.

After a five-year break, a member of the founding family is once again one step away from taking the reins of what is now the world's largest meat producer - and he'll have a lot of work ahead of him.

Although the Brazilian giant with operations in 15 countries on five continents has not announced a succession plan, 31-year-old Wesley Batista Filho is next in line for the top post, sources close to the Batista family and JBS operations . . .

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