Pilgrim’s Pride has appointed Fabio Sandri as chief financial officer of the company, effective immediately. He succeeds Gary Tucker who has announced his retirement after eight years with the company. Sandri, 39, previously served as chief financial officer of Estacio Participacoes, the largest private post-secondary educational institution in Brazil, a position he had held since April 2010.  He began working on June 6 and will be relocating to northern Colorado from Brazil later this year.