Elected Director

Chief Operating Officer of Rivalea Australia

Mr Edison Alvares is the Chief Operating Officer of Rivalea Australia, with more than 25 years’ experience in major companies in Australia and Brazil. Mr Alvares has vast experience in the global meat industry acquired since he joined JBS in 2005 in Brazil, as part of the senior finance team, then in 2007 he moved to Australia as the Chief Financial Officer & Director for JBS Australia and led the Corporate Team – Finance, Procurement, Information Technology, Legal, Payroll, Internal Audit and Operational Excellence for 15 years through an aggressive expansion phase of the business – organic & acquisition growth.

Mr Alvares is graduated in Economics (Brazil 1994), with Post-Graduation in Business Administration (Brazil 1998) and completed his Master in Business Administration with QUT (Australia 2014/15). Mr Alvares has vast experience acting as a board member for listed and non-listed companies in the last 10 years, and completed his AICD course in 2018.

In his role on the APL Board, Mr Alvares is a member of the APL Investment Committee, the APL Nominations and Remuneration Committee and the APL People and Culture Committee.