Head, Corporate Affairs & Chief Sustainability Officer, JBS USA
President, Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef
Cameron Bruett heads the Corporate Affairs department at JBS USA, the U.S., Canadian, Mexican and Australian subsidiary of JBS S.A., the world’s largest animal protein company. Cameron leads the company’s sustainability and corporate communications efforts. A member of the JBS team since 2008, Cameron began his tenure with the company managing government relations and industrial affairs in Washington DC.
Prior to joining JBS, Cameron served on the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, where he managed livestock, dairy, food safety and agricultural security policy issues for Chairman Saxby Chambliss, senior Senator from the state of Georgia. He has also held positions at the EOP Group, Inc., ConAgra Foods, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Plum Island Animal Disease Research Center in Long Island, NY, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Trade Support Team in Washington, DC and the USDA National Animal Disease Center in Ames, Iowa.
Cameron serves as the current president of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef and serves on the Board of the Farmer Support Programme, based in the Netherlands.
He is a graduate of Tuskegee University, where he received a B.S. in Animal Science, was nominated for a Rhodes scholarship in 1997 and was a USDA 1890 National Scholar and a USDA Woodrow Wilson Fellow.