GREELEY, COLO. – Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. has named Matthew Galvanoni global chief financial officer of the company, effective March 15. He brings more than 26 years of finance and accounting experience to his new role. He will report to Fabio Sandri, president and global chief executive officer.
Galvanoni joins the poultry processing company from Ingredion Inc. where he served as vice president, finance since 2016. While at Ingredion, Galvanoni managed all financial-related responsibilities for the $4 billion North American division of the Fortune 500 global manufacturing company. He joined Ingredion in 2012, serving in the role of global corporate controller and chief accounting officer, where he managed the company’s accounting-related and external financial reporting responsibilities.
Galvanoni started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in 1994 and held several financial leadership positions at Exelon Corp., where he most recently served as assistant corporate controller.
He graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
“We are excited to add Matt’s considerable experience and expertise to our senior leadership team,” Sandri said. “As a global food company committed to principled growth, strong governance and continued investment in our operations, Matt’s hands-on leadership style, high level of integrity and practical experience managing internal controls for publicly-traded companies will prove invaluable in our pursuit to become the best and most respected company in our industry.”