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Boehner, 4 others appointed to JBS International board of directors

SAO PAULO, Brazil — JBS S.A. announced Jan. 30 it has appointed former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner to the board of directors of its subsidiary JBS Foods International. Boehner was one of five board members recently appointed. Boehner was the 53rd speaker of the house and served as a representative for Ohio's 8th Congressional District from 1991-2015. In Congress, he served as vice chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture and as chairman for the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

He was the House majority leader from 2006-2007 and House minority leader from 2006-2010. In January 2011, he was elected U.S. Speaker of the House. After more than 30 years of public service, he retired from Congress in October 2015, Boehner is currently a senior strategic adviser at Squire Patton Boggs, a global law and public policy firm. There, he provides strategic advice and counsels clients on the topic of domestic and international policy He aslso serves as a member of the Board of directors of Reynolds American. Greg Heckman, Charles Macaluso, Steven Mills and Dimitri Panayotopoulos also were appoionted to JBS Foods International's board of directors.