SAO PAULO, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In compliance with what is stated in article 157, clause 4, of Law Nº 6.404/1976, and within the terms of CVM Instructions Nº 358/2002 and 567/2015, BRF S.A. ("BRF" or the "Company" – B3: BRFS3; NYSE: BRFS) hereby informs to the public that its Board of Directors, in a meeting held today, has approved the start of the succession process of its current Global Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Pedro de Andrade Faria. The executive will remain in the leadership of the Company until December 31, 2017 and will actively take part in the transition process to the new management. BRF is in the process of recruiting a new Global Chief Executive Officer, whose name will be announced in due time.
Abilio dos Santos Diniz
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Pedro de Andrade Faria
Global Chief Executive, Finance and Investor Relations Officer
SOURCE BRF S.A.