Chief Executive Officer, JBS Foods USA
Tim Schellpeper is the Chief Executive Officer of JBS USA, the North American and Australian subsidiary of JBS SA, and the second largest global food company in the world. JBS USA also holds a majority interest in Pilgrim’s Pride, the second largest poultry company in the U.S.
A veteran of the protein industry, Schellpepper previously led the JBS USA Fed Beef division from 2017 to 2020. Schellpeper began his career with IBP in 1987 as a Telephone Sales Representative. In 1990, he joined Farmland Foods as a Fresh Pork Product Manager. Over the next 25 years, he held leadership positions in sales, marketing, operations and logistics. He left Smithfield in March 2015 after having served most recently as President and Chief Operating Officer of Smithfield-Farmland.
Schellpeper holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agri-Business from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master of Business Administration from Northwest Missouri State University.